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Vimpat Drug Description
VIMPAT®
(lacosamide) Tablet, Film Coated for Oral use
VIMPAT®
(lacosamide) Injection for Intravenous use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of lacosamide (Vimpat)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any new or worsening symptoms such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, panic, or if you feel hyperactive, talkative, restless, agitated, aggressive, angry, impulsive, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
Stop using lacosamide and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Vimpat »




The chemical name of lacosamide, the single (R)-enantiomer,
is (R)-2-acetamido-N-benzyl-3┬şmethoxypropionamide (IUPAC). Lacosamide is a
functionalized amino acid. Its molecular formula is C13H18N2O3
and its molecular weight is 250.30. The chemical structure is:








Lacosamide is a white to light yellow powder. It is
sparingly soluble in water and slightly soluble in acetonitrile and ethanol.
VIMPAT Tablets
VIMPAT tablets contain the following inactive ingredients:
colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, hydroxypropylcellulose, hypromellose,
lecithin, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol,
polyvinyl alcohol, talc, titanium dioxide, and dye pigments as specified below:
VIMPAT tablets are supplied as debossed tablets and contain
the following coloring agents:
50 mg tablets: red iron oxide, black iron oxide, FD&C Blue #2/indigo carmine
aluminum lake
100 mg tablets: yellow iron oxide
150 mg tablets: yellow iron oxide, red iron oxide, black iron oxide
200 mg tablets: FD&C Blue #2/indigo carmine aluminum lake
VIMPAT Injection
VIMPAT injection is a clear, colorless, sterile solution
containing 10 mg lacosamide per mL for intravenous infusion. One 20-mL vial
contains 200 mg of lacosamide drug substance. The inactive ingredients are sodium chloride and water for injection. Hydrochloric acid is used for pH adjustment.
VIMPAT injection has a pH of 3.5 to 5.0.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2009




Vimpat Drug Description
VIMPAT®
(lacosamide) Tablet, Film Coated for Oral use
VIMPAT®
(lacosamide) Injection for Intravenous use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of lacosamide (Vimpat)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any new or worsening symptoms such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, panic, or if you feel hyperactive, talkative, restless, agitated, aggressive, angry, impulsive, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
Stop using lacosamide and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Vimpat »




The chemical name of lacosamide, the single (R)-enantiomer,
is (R)-2-acetamido-N-benzyl-3┬şmethoxypropionamide (IUPAC). Lacosamide is a
functionalized amino acid. Its molecular formula is C13H18N2O3
and its molecular weight is 250.30. The chemical structure is:








Lacosamide is a white to light yellow powder. It is
sparingly soluble in water and slightly soluble in acetonitrile and ethanol.
VIMPAT Tablets
VIMPAT tablets contain the following inactive ingredients:
colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, hydroxypropylcellulose, hypromellose,
lecithin, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol,
polyvinyl alcohol, talc, titanium dioxide, and dye pigments as specified below:
VIMPAT tablets are supplied as debossed tablets and contain
the following coloring agents:
50 mg tablets: red iron oxide, black iron oxide, FD&C Blue #2/indigo carmine
aluminum lake
100 mg tablets: yellow iron oxide
150 mg tablets: yellow iron oxide, red iron oxide, black iron oxide
200 mg tablets: FD&C Blue #2/indigo carmine aluminum lake
VIMPAT Injection
VIMPAT injection is a clear, colorless, sterile solution
containing 10 mg lacosamide per mL for intravenous infusion. One 20-mL vial
contains 200 mg of lacosamide drug substance. The inactive ingredients are sodium chloride and water for injection. Hydrochloric acid is used for pH adjustment.
VIMPAT injection has a pH of 3.5 to 5.0.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2009




Vimpat Drug Description
VIMPAT®
(lacosamide) Tablet, Film Coated for Oral use
VIMPAT®
(lacosamide) Injection for Intravenous use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of lacosamide (Vimpat)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any new or worsening symptoms such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, panic, or if you feel hyperactive, talkative, restless, agitated, aggressive, angry, impulsive, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
Stop using lacosamide and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Vimpat »




The chemical name of lacosamide, the single (R)-enantiomer,
is (R)-2-acetamido-N-benzyl-3┬şmethoxypropionamide (IUPAC). Lacosamide is a
functionalized amino acid. Its molecular formula is C13H18N2O3
and its molecular weight is 250.30. The chemical structure is:








Lacosamide is a white to light yellow powder. It is
sparingly soluble in water and slightly soluble in acetonitrile and ethanol.
VIMPAT Tablets
VIMPAT tablets contain the following inactive ingredients:
colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, hydroxypropylcellulose, hypromellose,
lecithin, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol,
polyvinyl alcohol, talc, titanium dioxide, and dye pigments as specified below:
VIMPAT tablets are supplied as debossed tablets and contain
the following coloring agents:
50 mg tablets: red iron oxide, black iron oxide, FD&C Blue #2/indigo carmine
aluminum lake
100 mg tablets: yellow iron oxide
150 mg tablets: yellow iron oxide, red iron oxide, black iron oxide
200 mg tablets: FD&C Blue #2/indigo carmine aluminum lake
VIMPAT Injection
VIMPAT injection is a clear, colorless, sterile solution
containing 10 mg lacosamide per mL for intravenous infusion. One 20-mL vial
contains 200 mg of lacosamide drug substance. The inactive ingredients are sodium chloride and water for injection. Hydrochloric acid is used for pH adjustment.
VIMPAT injection has a pH of 3.5 to 5.0.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2009




Vimpat Drug Description
VIMPAT®
(lacosamide) Tablet, Film Coated for Oral use
VIMPAT®
(lacosamide) Injection for Intravenous use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of lacosamide (Vimpat)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any new or worsening symptoms such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, panic, or if you feel hyperactive, talkative, restless, agitated, aggressive, angry, impulsive, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
Stop using lacosamide and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Vimpat »




The chemical name of lacosamide, the single (R)-enantiomer,
is (R)-2-acetamido-N-benzyl-3┬şmethoxypropionamide (IUPAC). Lacosamide is a
functionalized amino acid. Its molecular formula is C13H18N2O3
and its molecular weight is 250.30. The chemical structure is:








Lacosamide is a white to light yellow powder. It is
sparingly soluble in water and slightly soluble in acetonitrile and ethanol.
VIMPAT Tablets
VIMPAT tablets contain the following inactive ingredients:
colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, hydroxypropylcellulose, hypromellose,
lecithin, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol,
polyvinyl alcohol, talc, titanium dioxide, and dye pigments as specified below:
VIMPAT tablets are supplied as debossed tablets and contain
the following coloring agents:
50 mg tablets: red iron oxide, black iron oxide, FD&C Blue #2/indigo carmine
aluminum lake
100 mg tablets: yellow iron oxide
150 mg tablets: yellow iron oxide, red iron oxide, black iron oxide
200 mg tablets: FD&C Blue #2/indigo carmine aluminum lake
VIMPAT Injection
VIMPAT injection is a clear, colorless, sterile solution
containing 10 mg lacosamide per mL for intravenous infusion. One 20-mL vial
contains 200 mg of lacosamide drug substance. The inactive ingredients are sodium chloride and water for injection. Hydrochloric acid is used for pH adjustment.
VIMPAT injection has a pH of 3.5 to 5.0.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2009




Vimpat Drug Description
VIMPAT®
(lacosamide) Tablet, Film Coated for Oral use
VIMPAT®
(lacosamide) Injection for Intravenous use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of lacosamide (Vimpat)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any new or worsening symptoms such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, panic, or if you feel hyperactive, talkative, restless, agitated, aggressive, angry, impulsive, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
Stop using lacosamide and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Vimpat »




The chemical name of lacosamide, the single (R)-enantiomer,
is (R)-2-acetamido-N-benzyl-3┬şmethoxypropionamide (IUPAC). Lacosamide is a
functionalized amino acid. Its molecular formula is C13H18N2O3
and its molecular weight is 250.30. The chemical structure is:








Lacosamide is a white to light yellow powder. It is
sparingly soluble in water and slightly soluble in acetonitrile and ethanol.
VIMPAT Tablets
VIMPAT tablets contain the following inactive ingredients:
colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, hydroxypropylcellulose, hypromellose,
lecithin, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol,
polyvinyl alcohol, talc, titanium dioxide, and dye pigments as specified below:
VIMPAT tablets are supplied as debossed tablets and contain
the following coloring agents:
50 mg tablets: red iron oxide, black iron oxide, FD&C Blue #2/indigo carmine
aluminum lake
100 mg tablets: yellow iron oxide
150 mg tablets: yellow iron oxide, red iron oxide, black iron oxide
200 mg tablets: FD&C Blue #2/indigo carmine aluminum lake
VIMPAT Injection
VIMPAT injection is a clear, colorless, sterile solution
containing 10 mg lacosamide per mL for intravenous infusion. One 20-mL vial
contains 200 mg of lacosamide drug substance. The inactive ingredients are sodium chloride and water for injection. Hydrochloric acid is used for pH adjustment.
VIMPAT injection has a pH of 3.5 to 5.0.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2009





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