Vimpat

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Method of use: Injection, Pill
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Lacosamide (International Nonproprietary Name, formerly known as erlosamide) is a medication developed by UCB (company) for the ...
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Vimpat for Seizures
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Eventually, I will transition to taking just Vimpat. Maybe...
" ...years I used Trileptal (600 mg) ...new med called Vimpat (100mg ) along ...to be aware of Vimpat. Eventually, I will transition to taking just Vimpat. Maybe it can be an alternative to Kepp... "

and it's time to try an alternative? I had 4 years of total...
" ...alternative? I had 4 years of total control with a keppra/lamotrigine combo, but eventually a combination of drug resistance and continued side effects from the lamotrigine resulted in my seizures... "

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medications that are that don't have as bad side affects...
" ...Vimpat to the mix. I am concerned about adding a third medication. What I have read about this medication hasn't been very encouraging. Are there other medications that are that don't have as b... "

except for Vimpat & my seizures still aren't under control...
" ...life. I think I've tried them all except for Vimpat & my seizures still aren't under control. Every time I ...my neurologist he put me on neurontin but did tell ...start looking at alternativ... "

Been on Vimpat it since spring this year but must admit did...
" ...on Vimpat it since spring this ...on the sodium channels, I think something else is needed. Frisium seems to work but do not want ...neurologist for a GABA alternative of Tegretol. Coming... "

lamotrigine and up onto vimpat (I also take keppra 1000mg...
" ...been on lamotrigine (250mg twice daily) for over ten years and still have insomnia and extremely vivid dreams/nightmares. I'm currently ...up onto vimpat (I also ...neuro about alternative me... "

Ive been taking vimpat 400mg per day since feb 2010....
" Hi Scott Ive been taking vimpat 400mg per day since feb ...tegretol and trileptal I prefer vimpat by a long way - ...that it is a reasonable alternative to what you are currently... "

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year. If you mention Vimpat to any epileptologist they will...
" ...last year. If you mention Vimpat to any epileptologist they will ...to consider VNS as an alternative. Yet, since I have not ...3) If you are taking Keppra with a VNS implant,... "

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Lamictal, and my doctor wants to add Vimpat to the mix. I...
" ...on 2000 mg Keppra, 450 mg Lamictal, and my doctor wants to add Vimpat to the ...seizures. I am also doing research into alternative therapies like special diets to help control seizures.I a... "

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with what you are saying Vimpat, along with the Dilantin...
" ...I am now on Phenytoin & Lamotrigine.  I have been informed both from my consultant, epilepsy nurse & ...we can suggest alternative medication but with what you are saying Vimpat, along with the... "

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