Review: Provigil and Nuvigil drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Provigil and Nuvigil. It is created by eHealthMe based on 165 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Provigil (latest outcomes from 10,247 users) has active ingredients of modafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy.
Nuvigil (latest outcomes from 4,351 users) has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 165 people who reported to have interactions when taking Provigil, Nuvigil are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Provigil (modafinil)
- Nuvigil (armodafinil)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Provigil, Nuvigil:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Headache (pain in head)||38|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||33|
|Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)||33|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||18|
|Upper Respiratory Tract Infection||16|
|Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)||15|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Provigil, Nuvigil:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)||10|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)||8|
|Drug Prescribing Error||7|
|Headache (pain in head)||5|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||5|
|Pain In Extremity||5|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||4|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis
- Sleep apnoea syndrome
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Provigil (modafinil) is often used to treat narcolepsy. Nuvigil (armodafinil) is often used to treat narcolepsy. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Provigil is used in:
- Nuvigil is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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