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Review: Provigil and Nuvigil

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Provigil and Nuvigil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 175 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Provigil (what 10,264 Provigil users reported?) has active ingredients of modafinil. It is used in narcolepsy.

Nuvigil (what 4,386 Nuvigil users reported?) has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is used in narcolepsy.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 175 people who take Provigil, Nuvigil are studied

Provigil, Nuvigil outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Provigil (modafinil)
- Nuvigil (armodafinil)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Provigil is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a
Nuvigil is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Drug IneffectiveDrug IneffectiveNauseaDrug IneffectiveCheilitisDeathn/aDrug Ineffective
AnxietyAngerHeadacheHeadacheTherapeutic Response UnexpectedDeep Vein ThrombosisHeadache
DysarthriaDecreased AppetiteDepressionPain In ExtremitySpeech DisorderPulmonary EmbolismNausea
Speech DisorderHeadacheDrug IneffectiveDepressionSwollen TongueCardiovascular DisorderDizziness
DysphoniaPain In ExtremityDecreased AppetiteNauseaAphthous StomatitisDrug IneffectiveAnxiety
HeadacheNauseaAngerDecreased AppetiteLip SwellingTremorRash
Skin HaemorrhageDepressionPain In ExtremityAngerUrinary IncontinenceOropharyngeal PainMigraine
Sensorimotor DisorderRash GeneralisedIrritabilityRash GeneralisedDysphoniaChest PainFatigue
General Physical Health DeteriorationAnxietyBronchitisEye PainDysarthriaDyspnoeaAbdominal Pain Upper
Oropharyngeal PainDry MouthUrinary Tract InfectionAlopeciaOesophageal SpasmChest Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Provigil is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a
Nuvigil is effective66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
HeadacheDrug Ineffective
NauseaDepression
DizzinessDeath
BronchitisNausea
Urinary Tract InfectionDecreased Appetite
Drug IneffectiveAnxiety
Abdominal Pain UpperHeadache
MigraineAnger
Upper Respiratory Tract InfectionDyspnoea
Deep Vein ThrombosisPain In Extremity

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Provigil is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Nuvigil is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aHeadachePulmonary EmbolismConfusional StateFlushingUpper Respiratory Tract InfectionRash
NauseaDeep Vein ThrombosisConvulsionBack PainNauseaGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
Pain In ExtremityDyspnoeaDecreased AppetiteHeadacheSinusitisDizziness
Drug IneffectiveChest PainHeadacheMemory ImpairmentCoughDrug Ineffective
AngerAnaemiaDeep Vein ThrombosisPyrexiaUrinary Tract InfectionSomnolence
Decreased AppetiteBrain HerniationDysarthriaDisorientationBronchitisFamily Stress
DepressionBrain DeathPanic ReactionEye PruritusHeadacheBlood Copper Decreased
RhabdomyolysisFatigueNauseaMuscle StrainDizzinessStaphylococcus Test Positive
Musculoskeletal StiffnessFatigueHip FractureGait DisturbanceArthralgia
Dental CariesDepressed MoodNauseaNuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain AbnormalFibromyalgia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

  • Is there a connection between narcolepsy and neurofibromatosis
    Hi ,My name is Pauline Newman I live in Adelaide,South Australia,I have NF1 & NF2,I am 5th generation carrier of the NF Gene,I have literally thousands of lumps,bumps & café au-lait marks all over my body.My question is are NF1 & 2,cause Narcolepsy or EDS, I have also recently had an MRI & ultra so ...

  • Will taking nuvigil effect my sperm count?
    I am just wondering if my meds affect my sperm count. My wife and I are trying to have a child and we haven't been successful.

  • Can anything be done to prevent hair loss due to medication
    Hi, I have lost about 50 per cent of hair volume and having checked, a number of the medications I take can cause hair loss - is there anything I can do to stop my hair thinning please? (I need to keep taking the medications so can't 'stop'them. I know that in the past my ferritin levels have been l ...

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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:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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