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Vimpat Safety Information and Side Effects

Vimpat Safety Information


Convulsion ( 199 reports)    ➢ More

Atrial Fibrillation, Status Epilepticus, Convulsion

This case suggests a potential Vimpat Convulsion side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 55-year-old female patient from DE (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): convulsion and used Vimpat (dosage: 150-0-150mg) starting Dec 02, 2008. Soon after starting Vimpat the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Status Epilepticus
  • Convulsion
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Keppra (Daily Dose: 3000 Mg)
  • Keppra (Since A Long Time)
  • Simvastatin
  • Omeprazole
  • Thyroxin
  • The patient was hospitalized. Although Vimpat demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Convulsion, may still occur.

    Grand Mal Convulsion ( 62 reports)    ➢ More

    Convulsion, Grand Mal Convulsion, Urinary Tract Infection, Somnolence, Tremor

    Adverse event was reported on Mar 06, 2014 by a Female taking Vimpat (Dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 64 years of age, weighting 130.1 lb, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Vimpat side effects: convulsion, grand mal convulsion, urinary tract infection, somnolence, tremor. The patient was hospitalized.

    Dizziness ( 54 reports)    ➢ More

    Overdose, Accidental Overdose, Poisoning, Vomiting, Dizziness, Confusional State

    This Dizziness problem was reported by a physician from DE. A 30-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Feb 16, 2014 a consumer started treatment with Vimpat (dosage: Evening Dosage (600 Mg) Was Taken Twice By Mistake). The following health products were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Vimpat, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Overdose
    • Accidental Overdose
    • Poisoning
    • Vomiting
    • Dizziness
    • Confusional State
    Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Dizziness, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Epilepsy ( 43 reports)    ➢ More

    Epilepsy, Palpitations

    A case of a 55-year-old patient (weight: NA) from DE was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: epilepsy and was treated with Vimpat (dosage: NA) starting Sep 20, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Epilepsy
    • Palpitations
    The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Vimpat could cause Epilepsy and that some subjects may be more susceptible.

    Fatigue ( 38 reports)    ➢ More

    Amnesia, Convulsion, Pseudomeningocele, Brain Oedema, Gastroenteritis Norovirus, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Electrolyte Imbalance

    on Oct 17, 2013 a Female from US , weighting 197.0 lb, was treated with Vimpat. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Vimpat side effects: amnesia, convulsion, pseudomeningocele, brain oedema, gastroenteritis norovirus, headache, fatigue, dizziness, electrolyte imbalance. Vimpat dosage: 50 Mg. The patient was hospitalized.

    Common Vimpat Side Effects

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    Convulsion (199)
    Dizziness (64)
    Grand Mal Convulsion (62)
    Fatigue (47)
    Nausea (45)
    Epilepsy (43)
    Fall (41)
    Status Epilepticus (38)
    Overdose (37)
    Gait Disturbance (35)
    Vomiting (32)
    Headache (28)
    Somnolence (27)
    Aggression (25)
    Death (24)
    Balance Disorder (23)
    Confusional State (22)
    Pregnancy (22)
    Psychotic Disorder (20)
    Vertigo (20)
    Suicide Attempt (18)
    Diplopia (18)
    Condition Aggravated (18)
    Bradycardia (17)
    Suicidal Ideation (17)
    Loss Of Consciousness (16)
    Anxiety (16)
    Vision Blurred (16)
    Palpitations (16)
    Rash (16)
    Pneumonia (16)
    Cardiac Arrest (15)
    Encephalopathy (15)
    Tremor (15)
    Insomnia (14)
    Diarrhoea (14)
    Atrial Fibrillation (14)
    Partial Seizures (14)
    Pruritus (14)
    Syncope (14)
    Disturbance In Attention (13)
    Disorientation (13)
    Depression (13)
    Delirium (13)
    Cerebrovascular Accident (13)
    Arrhythmia (13)
    Amnesia (13)
    Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy (12)
    Hallucination (12)
    Malaise (12)

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