9 Dec 2009
No, Vimpat (lacosamide) is not a narcotic.
It is an antiepileptic drug. Exactly how lacosamide works is not known, but it may work by slowing abnormal nerve impulses in the brain.
Vimpat is used together with other medications to treat partial-onset seizures in people with epilepsy who are at least 17 years old.
- Lacosamide Information for Consumers
- Lacosamide Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Lacosamide (detailed)
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I had adverse effects using lamictal- the reason for my question.
1 answer • 11 Sep 2009
I take 300 mg dilaltin and 100 mg vimpat now. I want to get off dilantin and my doctor has set up a weaning program for me to go only to vimpat. ...
1 answer • 23 Feb 2012
I suffer from mild epilepsy. I'm having more seizures since being on lacosamide than previously bei?
I'm having more seizures since being on lacosamide than previously being on keppra. Is that normal?
1 answer • 19 Jul 2013
Since being on lacosamide I've noticed my memory is worse. Is this a common problem with lacosamide?
I can't remember if I've locked doors or turned switches off and I often forget that I've done things
1 answer • 3 Jan 2015
and Vimpat 200 MG a day Ive been taking everything for many years except the Vimpat I started taking Vimpat about 2yrs ago my MG started at 150 MG ...
1 answer • 10 Apr 2015