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Vimpat Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is lacosamide (Vimpat)?
- What are the possible side effects of lacosamide (Vimpat)?
- What is the most important information I should know about lacosamide (Vimpat)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking lacosamide (Vimpat)?
- How should I take lacosamide (Vimpat)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Vimpat)?
- What happens if I overdose (Vimpat)?
- What should I avoid while taking lacosamide (Vimpat)?
- What other drugs will affect lacosamide (Vimpat)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Vimpat)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Vimpat)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include some of the serious side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while taking lacosamide (Vimpat)?
Lacosamide may cause blurred vision or impair your balance, thinking, or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
What other drugs will affect lacosamide (Vimpat)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with lacosamide. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about lacosamide.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Vimpat Information
- Vimpat Drug Interactions Center: lacosamide oral
- Vimpat Side Effects Center
- Vimpat Overview including Precautions
- Vimpat FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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