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Long-term Use of Antiepileptic Drug Vimpat® (Lacosamide) C-V Reduced Seizure Frequency and Severity and Improved Health-related Quality of Life Measures
Date:12/5/2011

dministration is temporarily not feasible.

The maximum approved daily dose for Vimpat® in the European Union and the U.S. is 400 mg/day.

Important safety information about Vimpat® in the U.S.

Warnings and Precautions
AEDs increase the risk of suicidal behavior and ideation. Patients taking Vimpat® should be monitored for the emergence or worsening of depression, suicidal thoughts or behavior, and/or any unusual changes in mood or behavior.

Patients should be advised that Vimpat® may cause dizziness, ataxia, and syncope. Caution is advised for patients with known cardiac conduction problems, who are taking drugs known to induce PR interval prolongation, or with severe cardiac disease. In patients with seizure disorders, Vimpat® should be gradually withdrawn to minimize the potential of increased seizure frequency. Multiorgan hypersensitivity reactions have been reported with antiepileptic drugs. If this reaction is suspected, treatment with Vimpat® should be discontinued.

Vimpat® oral solution contains aspartame, a source of phenylalanine.  A 200 mg dose of Vimpat® oral solution (equivalent to 20 mL) contains 0.32 mg of phenylalanine.

Common Adverse Reactions
The most common adverse reactions occurring in greater than or equal to 10 percent of Vimpat®-treated patients, and greater than placebo, were dizziness, headache, nausea, and diplopia.

Dosage adjustments are recommended for patients with mild or moderate hepatic impairment or severe renal impairment.  The use of Vimpat® in patients with severe hepatic impairment is not recommended. 

For full prescribing information on Vimpat®, visit http://www.vimpat.com/prescribing-information.aspx (Accessed 18 October, 2011).

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