Asked by: Casimira Arvillagaasked in category: General Last Updated: 24th May, 2020
What is the drug Vimpat used for?
Likewise, people ask, why is vimpat considered a narcotic?
VIMPAT is a federally controlled substance (CV) because it can be abused or lead to drug dependence. Never give your VIMPAT to anyone else, because it may harm them.
Beside above, is vimpat a good seizure medicine? VIMPAT injection is only for use in people 17 years and older. It is not known if VIMPAT is safe and effective in children under 4 years of age. VIMPAT may help reduce the number of partial-onset seizures you experience. VIMPAT may be the only seizure medicine you need to treat your partial-onset seizures.
Similarly one may ask, what are the side effects of Vimpat?
Common side effects of Vimpat include:
- spinning sensation,
- blurred/double vision,
- loss of balance or coordination,
How quickly does Vimpat work?
A VIMPAT® may start to work for you after just 1 week, although it may take a little longer.