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 suffer from mild epilepsy. I'm having more seizures since being on lacosamide than previously bei?
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Since being on lacosamide I've noticed my memory is worse. Is this a common problem with lacosamide?
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