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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Vimpat Oral.

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Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
7/13/2010 11:51:44 AM

Reviewer: Zanna, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I use Vimpat along w/ Lyrica to help with ongoing partial seizures with choking in my sleep. Much improved since starting a few weeks ago. Seems to cause some constipation. Otherwise pleased.

Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
7/1/2010 2:13:55 PM

Reviewer: Lynnrx52, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Completely controls my son's seizures. He had grand mals. I am very concerned that we may have to discontinue because of the very severe digestive issues he is experiencing though. He takes Vimpat in addition to Zonegran and Trileptal) and now has severe stomach distention and constipation. He looks like he's 8 MO pregnant.

Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
6/21/2010 7:05:27 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Every since I started taking this med., I started to have kidney stones! I have also felt like I don't care about myself!

Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
6/1/2010 4:41:28 PM

Reviewer: s43jack, 35-44 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug was to replace another drug that I was using. I have had more seizures and problems after starting this drug. I dont know if my Dr. needs to increase the doses or if this drug just doesn't work for me. This medicine also is very expensive, my insurance refuses to cover it.

Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
5/21/2010 12:59:22 PM

Reviewer: ladycope, 0-2 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My 18 year old son that has autism experiences 3 types of seizures. His partial seizures seem to be under control but he is now having grand mal seizures more often now that he has been taking the Vimpat. No medications have been decreased or taken away.He is currently taking Lamictal, Trileptal and the Vimpat. The plans were to remove the Trileptal slowly but now wondering if that would make thin ... Show Full Comment

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