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Vimpat Coupon - Vimpat 200mg tablet
Lacosamide (Vimpat) is an expensive drug used to control seizures caused by certain types of epilepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. A generic version of Vimpat may become available in 2022. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. Compare anti-epileptics.
Vimpat Coupon - Vimpat 200mg tablet

Vimpat Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. This medicine needs careful monitoring.

Wear a medical ID bracelet or chain, and carry a card that describes your disease and details of your medicine and dosage times.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol may interfere with the effect of this medicine. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

The use of this medicine may increase the chance of suicidal thoughts or actions. Pay special attention to how you are responding while on this medicine. Any worsening of mood, or thoughts of suicide or dying should be reported to your health care professional right away.

Women who become pregnant while using this medicine may enroll in the North American Antiepileptic Drug Pregnancy Registry by calling 1-888-233-2334. This registry collects information about the safety of antiepileptic drug use during pregnancy.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common


false or unusual sense of well-being

shakiness and unsteady walk

sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

trembling or shaking of the hands or feet

unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

Less common

Being forgetful


feeling sad or empty


itching skin

lack of appetite

loss of balance control

loss of interest or pleasure

mood or mental changes

tearing of the skin


trouble concentrating

trouble with sleeping

trouble with walking

Incidence not known

Abnormal or decreased touch sensation

black, tarry stools

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

changes in patterns and rhythms of speech


continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears


fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse

feeling drunk


hearing loss

lower back or side pain

painful or difficult urination

pale skin

shortness of breath

slurred speech

sore throat

trouble performing routine tasks

trouble with balance

trouble with speaking

troubled breathing with exertion

ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Blurred vision

double vision



seeing double


Less common


feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

lack or loss of strength

sensation of spinning

uncontrolled eye movements

Incidence not known

Acid or sour stomach


difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)

dry mouth



muscle spasms

stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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