Vimpat is commonly prescribed in combination with other seizure medications for the treatment of certain types of seizures, known as partial seizures. It is available in the form of a tablet that is typically taken twice a day. There is also an injectable form that can be administered intravenously in certain situations. Headaches, dizziness, and nausea are common side effects reported with this medication.
What Is Vimpat?Vimpat® (lacosamide) is a prescription medication approved to treat certain types of seizures (known as partial-onset seizures, partial seizures, or focal seizures) in people 17 years old and older. It is approved for use only in combination with other seizure medications.
(Click Vimpat Uses for more information on what the medication is used for, including possible off-label uses.)