Review: how effective is Nuvigil for Depression?
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 12, 2013)
Overall ratings: 3.7/5
Long term ratings: 3.8/5
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 Depression. The study is based on 15 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Nuvigil
Nuvigil (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy. Common side effects of Nuvigil include headache, insomnia, rashes, nausea, stress and anxiety.
Depression is typically treated by Zoloft, Cymbalta, Prozac, Lexapro, Celexa, Wellbutrin Xl.
On Dec, 12, 2013: 15 people are studied for taking Nuvigil in Depression
Nuvigil effectiveness for Depression (number of people):
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WW (2 years ago):
Initially my psych put me on Nuvigil to enable me to remain alert and awake during the day. I suffer from very bad insomnia. (diagnoses- major depressive disorder and PTSD) I've taken Provigil in the past, it appeared to also help with depression. Yesterday I overslept and decided not to take my Nuvigil fearing it would keep me awake even later than usual. That was a bad mistake, I haven't felt that depressed in months. I took my Nuvigil this morning and the morbid depression is gone. It may not work for everyone but it works for me. I haven't experienced any adverse side effects. I wish it would enable me to lose the extra weight I gained after taking Abilify for a few months. Talk about depressing!
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- By Sandya: Can take zoloft and ortho-tri cyclen lo at the same time
(for a 31 year old woman who has Depression, Anxiety Disorder, Insomnia Concerns, and takes Zoloft)
I am currently on Zoloft and would like to get on birth control, however I'm afraid that the birth control will trigger my depression and anxiety. I've taken birth control in the past and has caused major mood swings.
(Number of patients like Sandya: 11,083)
- By Psychogirl: I have bipolar disorder and adhd and take nuvigil for the adhd and on occasion take lunesta for sleep. anybody else take this combination and what side effects or effects in general have you noticed?
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I'm anxious about any untoward drug interactions. I can't take stimulants because of a history of abuse. I take Nuvgil for my ADHD and it's the first time I can concentraate in years! I can't believe how much easier it is to organize, get things done, and read. Plus it helps the chronic fatigue I ...
(Number of patients like Psychogirl: 13,931)
- By k9kraze: I have taken over 40 medications for major depression and anxiety. i have been taking 30mg adderall 2 times a day, plus a cocktail of other drugs. does anyone else take adderall for depression?
(for a 58 year old woman who has Depression, Anxiety With Panic Attacks, and takes Amphetamine Salt Combo, Pristiq, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Clonazepam, Lisinopril)
I am a 58 year old woman, who has had panic attacks since I was 16 years old. I started psychiatric treatment in 1988. I have been on more than 40 drugs for anxiety and major depression. Three years ago, a psychiatrist put me on Adderall (as a last ditch effort) and it has made all the difference in ...
(Number of patients like k9kraze: 11,994)
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