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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
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

Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
3/26/2010 12:22:24 PM

Reviewer: angelstar15, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am on 300mg lamictal,Zonagran,clonzapam,and now Vimpat: it does well. After a bit I feel extremely tired, and I feel very calm, but not very energetic. It feels like my volume button has been turned way down. The sleep part is nice because I was having a hard time sleeping before I just have to remember to take it later at night . If anyone experiences the same or has advice to help that wo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
3/16/2010 3:14:49 PM

Reviewer: Jules32569, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
experienced EVERY side effect possiple- absolutely horrible

Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
3/3/2010 11:18:28 AM

Reviewer: albella, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I'm a 10 year brain tumor survivor and take keppra, teg xr, lamictal and now vimpat 3x daily. I'm concerned with what I've read re suicidal behavior with all these meds (let alone a combo of them). Since taking vimpat, I've become more easily frustrated, lack energy and have thoughts of taking my life. I can't attribute this all to the meds I'm on, but more to a decrease ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
2/24/2010 5:10:52 PM

Reviewer: big dave, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
vimpat has not helped in seizure control. dispite my telling my dr. this she increased the doseage on vimpat, and decreased the doseage on a medicine that was working.

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