Vimpat (lacosamide, from UCB), an antiepileptic drug (AED), will be available the first week of June 2009. Vimpat tablets are indicated as adjunctive therapy for the treatment of partial-onset seizures in patients ≥17 years of age with epilepsy. Vimpat injection is indicated as short-term replacement when oral administration is not feasible in these patients.

Vimpat is a C-V controlled substance. It will be available in 50mg, 100mg, 150mg, and 200mg tablet dosage strengths, as well as an IV infusion. The formulations can be used interchangeably at equivalent dosing.

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