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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1 answer • 10 Dec 2009
I have been on Vimpat since November and I have gained over 35 lbs has anyone else had this issue?
2 answers • 7 Aug 2013
seems as if vimpat increases appitite and topamax is suppose to suppress it
0 answers • 12 Aug 2014