Keppra vs Vimpat
Did you mean taking both Keppra and Vimpat?
Keppra is an epilepsy medication.
Vimpat is an epilepsy medication.
November 30, 1999
October 28, 2008
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Side Effects and Concerns
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
FDA has not classified the drug.
Before taking Keppra during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Before taking Vimpat during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
There may be a negative interaction between Keppra and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Vimpat and alcohol.
Method of use
Tablet: 250 mg, 500 mg, 750 mg, 1000 mg
Solution: 500 mg/5 mL, 100 mg/mL
Tablet: 50 mg (14)- 100 mg (14), 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg
Solution: 200 mg/20 mL, 10 mg/mL
No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Interaction between Keppra and Vimpat: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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