How effective is Nuvigil for Add (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)?
Summary: 14 Nuvigil users have rated its effectiveness for Add.
Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 3.3/5
This is a review of how effective Nuvigil (armodafinil) is for Add and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
You are not alone: join a support group for people who take Nuvigil for Add >>>
What is Nuvigil
Nuvigil has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy. (latest outcomes from 4,417 Nuvigil users)
Add (attention deficit disorder-difficult to define) can be treated by Vyvanse, Concerta, Adderall 20, Adderall 30, Ritalin, Adderall Xr 30. (latest reports from 45,116 Add patients)
On Apr, 28, 2015: 14 people are studied for taking Nuvigil in Add
Nuvigil effectiveness for Add (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Nuvigil for Add * :
Age of people who take Nuvigil for Add * :
Who find Nuvigil more effective for Add?
Gender of people who find Nuvigil more effective * :
Age of people who find Nuvigil more effective * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Find out which drug is more effective in real world to treat:
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.
Reply the comment
Get connected: join our support group of add and nuvigil on
What do you think? Post a comment.
Want to personalize this study to your gender and age? Start now.
Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
More questions for: Nuvigil, Add
You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):
- Not a good combination
I have used dexedrine my whole childhood and I never felt like killing myself before I had mino cycline for my acne. After 2 months of minocycline my acne was clearing, buy the combination of minocycline and dexedrine was really bad. I almost planned and went with my suicide, I was very ser ...
- Weed and focalin xr combined experience
I took a focalin xr 30mg at 8:00 in the morning during school. At break at 11:00 I smoked about 3 bowls of Girl Scout, which is a sativa. I have a huge tolerance to weed because I smoke twice a day. It was enough weed to get me kinda high, but since I was going back to school I didn't want to be tra ...
- Nuvigil & prilosec caused horrible experience
Both the pharmacy and doctor didn't have this interaction in their system after 4 ER trips I finally looked this interaction up. The problems didn't appear for 3 weeks after I started taking Nuvigil. So I didn't connect the two...it was a horrible experience.
- Respiridone causes hyper activity
My 7yr old is taking intuniv in the AM and respiridone @ pm but it makes run around crazy like a boost of energy
- The zoloft/vyvanse concoction ruined my life.
I started taking these drugs about two months ago. I am diagnosed ADHD by a psychiatrist. I received these medications from a doctor whom I know and is married to a friend my wife. She, the doctor, gave them to me from her personal medications in a plastic baggy. I was given loose instructions fo ...
More reviews for: Nuvigil, Add
Comments from related studies:
From this study (9 months ago):
I have Raynaud's syndrome, but even while in the office, my arms feel like they are immersed in ice water; my right leg will periodically "buckle" and wobble at the knee while I'm standing at a kitchen counter getting my food ready; my alarm goes off at 6:30, and about 2 days during the week, I hit the snooze button the max # of times and am late for work
Sara on Aug, 19, 2014:
I have sydenhams, dystonia and raynards. I have all from rhuematic fever, once you get one autoimmune disease my specialist says its not unusual to get others... the only thing that helps is living in Spain and in the winter gloves and socks!
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.