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How effective is Nuvigil for Add (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)?
Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 3.3/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Nuvigil (armodafinil) is for Add. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 14 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Nuvigil
Nuvigil (latest outcomes from 4,394 users) has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy.
Add (attention deficit disorder-difficult to define) (latest reports from 34,511 patients) can be treated by Vyvanse, Concerta, Adderall 20, Adderall 30, Ritalin, Adderall Xr 30.
On Nov, 26, 2014: 14 people are studied for taking Nuvigil in Add
Nuvigil effectiveness for Add (number of people):
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Comments for this study:
Terri (2 years ago):
I am a 24 year old, female with ADD and my psychiatrist recently prescribed me to Nuvigil. I have found myself much more focused, alert and have been told by colleagues they have noticed a huge improvement in my work and ability to stay on task! I feel this medicine is great and has done wonders for me with no side effects! I suffer from anxiety so this wAs a big concern for me. Gratefully, it has not affected my anxiety at all!!! I recommend this medication to anyone with ADD looking for alternative medications than the usual.
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