Vimpat and Seizures - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data
We study 19,065 people who have side effects when taking Vimpat. Seizures is found, especially among people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Keppra and have Partial seizures.
The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Vimpat and have Seizures. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You may use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.
Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 700+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
19,065 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat.
Among them, 3,539 people (18.56%) have Seizures.
What is Vimpat?
Vimpat has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is used in epilepsy. Currently, eHealthMe is studying from 19,605 Vimpat users.
What is Seizures?
Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain) is found to be associated with 2,849 drugs and 2,169 conditions by eHealthMe. Currently, we are studying 138,518 people who have Seizures.
Number of Vimpat and Seizures reports submitted per year:
Time on Vimpat when people have Seizures *:
Gender of people who have Seizures when taking Vimpat*:
Age of people who have Seizures when taking Vimpat *:
Common drugs people take besides Vimpat *:
Common side effects people have besides Seizures *:
Common conditions people have *:
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Do you take Vimpat and have Seizures?Check whether Seizures is associated with a drug or a condition
How to use the study?
You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Vimpat side effects by duration, gender and age:
- Vimpat side effects (19,605 reports)
Seizures treatments and more:
- Seizures (138,518 reports)
Common drugs associated with Seizures:
- Levetiracetam: 7,432 reports
- Keppra: 7,373 reports
- Epidiolex: 5,419 reports
- Lamotrigine: 3,901 reports
- Vimpat: 3,539 reports
- Lacosamide: 2,879 reports
- Clonazepam: 2,809 reports
- Lamictal: 2,753 reports
- Humira: 2,628 reports
- Aspirin: 2,575 reports
All the drugs that are associated with Seizures:
- Seizures (2,849 drugs)
Common conditions associated with Seizures:
- Epilepsy: 10,440 reports
- Multiple sclerosis: 6,059 reports
- Pain: 2,696 reports
- Depression: 2,604 reports
All the conditions that are associated with Seizures:
- Seizures (2,169 conditions)
How the study uses the data?
The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on lacosamide (the active ingredients of Vimpat) and Vimpat (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.
Who is eHealthMe?
With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 700+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).
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