VIMPAT® may also cause you to feel dizzy, have double vision, feel sleepy, or have problems with coordination and walking. You should not drive, operate machinery or do other dangerous activities until you know how VIMPAT® affects you.
VIMPAT® may cause you to have an irregular heartbeat or may cause you to feel faint. Call your healthcare provider if you have a fast, slow, or pounding heartbeat, shortness of breath, feel lightheaded, or if you fainted or feel like you are going to faint.
VIMPAT® is a federally controlled substance (C-V) because it can be abused or lead to drug dependence. Keep your VIMPAT® in a safe place to protect it from theft. Do not give it to anyone else, because it may harm them.
In rare cases, VIMPAT® may cause a serious allergic reaction that may affect your skin or other parts of your body such as your liver or blood cells. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have a skin rash or hives, fever or swollen glands that do not go away, shortness of breath, swelling of the legs, yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes, or dark urine.
Before taking VIMPAT®, tell your healthcare provider if you have or have had depression, mood problems, or suicidal thoughts or behavior; have heart, kidney or liver problems; have abused prescription medicines, street drugs or alcohol in the past, are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
Common Adverse Reactions
In clinical trials, the most common side effects seen with VIMPAT® were dizziness, headache, nausea, and double vision.
Talk to your healthcare provider about other possible side effects w
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