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Drug Interactions

Vimpat can potentially interact with a few other medications (see Vimpat Drug Interactions).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Vimpat?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Vimpat if you have:
  • Depression
  • A history of suicidal thoughts or behaviors
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Heart failure
  • Had a heart attack or other serious heart problems
  • Liver disease, such as liver failure, hepatitis, or cirrhosis
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure or renal failure
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Vimpat Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

Overdose Information

It is not clear what exactly to expect from an overdose of this medication. If you happen to overdose on Vimpat, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Vimpat Overdose for more information.)
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