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Has Anyone Been On Vimpat? If So How Long And Was It Succesful?
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I’ve been on Carbotral since i was 8, and trokendi since i was 14-15. I was hospitalized in the past 2 weeks to study my absent seizures off all medications, because i normally have auras only when medicated, until the padt year, ive recently began having absents again also. The doctors tested one medication that was unsuccessful while i was hospitalized, before testing Vimpat over a 24 hour period, and then i was released. I’ve been out for nearly 2 weeks now, and i haven’t had any seizures… read more

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I’ve been on Vimpat 200 2x day for 6 years with various other drugs. It is the only thing that is rock solid for me, made me sleepy at first but not after a couple weeks, and when I’ve tried to stop… read more

Vimpat Side Effect?
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I have been having double vision which is an expected side effect, but when it was doing it this morning I decided to check my BP. It was very high. 180/102. It was taken manually. I take a low dose BP medicine. I had already taken it along with my other medications earlier. I don't see anything that lists that as a side effect. Has anyone else had this happen? Or maybe it was an isolated incident. I did have my BP rechecked at work after i sat for about 10 minutes, manual also. It was 132/98… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I take Vimpat medication and at times get double vision, blurred vision, and/or walking difficulty. It isn't all the time. Most of it is probably every 3 months. It seems to be a good combination for… read more

Vimat User Blurred Vision
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is anyone in here on vimpat and have had blurred vision while taking this med? this med works wonderful for me id hate go off blurred vision permanent , I made app next week with eye doctor look at eye I'm hoping I just need glasses but I get a blurr over left eye I'm praying not med, but anyone on VIMPAT please let me know if you got blurred vision and if it went away thanks

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

My son is using Vimpat and has always had some blurry vision. It seems to be getting worse and memory also. We're going to look into the VNS. Maybe get off the medication.

How Do You Deal With The Sleepiness From Medication?
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I have Petit Mal seizures. I’m 26. This is most common in children but it stuck with me. I take two medications. Keppra 2000 mg twice a day. Vimpat 150 mg twice a day.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Hello! With insomnia, I stop my commitments if possible and try to be at home and finish my sleep, whatever it costs me. Because I found that one of the causes of my seizures is insomnia.

Vimpat
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

hello doctor put me on vimbat 3 weeks ago it works great im also on Dilantin and sometimes before bed .5 of knonip anyone on vimpat and good reviews?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I take 2 mg klonipin a day it helps somewhat

Has Anyone Had Lucid Or Vivid Dreams While Increasing Med. (Vimpact Specifically)
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A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Well, After a few weeks on Vimpat I will have to say YES..I've been having dreams like you wouldn't believe.

Is There A Solution If The New Medication I Was Prescribed Isn't Covered By Insurance?
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So I'm currently on some different medications. Two of which, the Zonisamide and Depakote, I've been on for a couple years but the effectiveness of the medication has worn off and I've started having seizures again every week to every month. Just recently my neurologist has wanted to switch me to Xcopri and has talked about RNS while taking this medication but this medication isn't covered by my insurance at all. I've been trying to fill the prescription and Everytime I try, I get an error… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member , You can contact Vimpat’s manufacturer about their Patient Assistance Program or you could contact your local Epilepsy Foundation. At www.epilepsy.com you can look up your… read more

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Does Anyone Take Keppra, Lamotrigine Or Vimpat For Seizures?
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A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I take Keppra.

Vimpat Joint Pain
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

I am fully switched over to Vimpat now with success so far except that I am experiencing severe joint pain.
Did anyone else experience this and does it go away?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I take Vimpat and don't get side effects from the medication.

Which Builds Up More, Dilantin Or Vimpat?
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