Review: could Nuvigil cause Headaches (Headache)?
Summary: Headaches is found among people who take Nuvigil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Narcolepsy.
We study 3,819 people who have side effects while taking Nuvigil from FDA and social media. Among them, 364 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.
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Nuvigil has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy. (latest outcomes from 4,412 Nuvigil users)
Headaches (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 168,880 Headaches patients)
On Mar, 5, 2015: 3,819 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvigil. Among them, 364 people (9.53%) have Headaches.
Time on Nuvigil when people have Headaches * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Nuvigil * :
Age of people who have Headaches when taking Nuvigil * :
Severity of Headaches when taking Nuvigil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headaches ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Narcolepsy (89 people, 24.45%)
- Fatigue (65 people, 17.86%)
- Sleep apnoea syndrome (62 people, 17.03%)
- Multiple sclerosis (39 people, 10.71%)
- Somnolence (30 people, 8.24%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (32 people, 8.79%)
- Cymbalta (30 people, 8.24%)
- Synthroid (27 people, 7.42%)
- Nexium (23 people, 6.32%)
- Provigil (22 people, 6.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Inderal for a 39-year old woman with Thyroid Disorder. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Crestor for a 58-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Frequent Headaches (pain in head), Low Blood Pressure (abnormally low blood pressure)
- A study of drug interactions between Multivitamin, Nuvaring, Nortriptyline Hydrochloride, Lamictal for a 24-year old woman with Vitamin D, Birth Control, Functional Dyspepsia, Mood Disorder. The patient has Ear Pain, Pressure Sore, Early Morning Joint Stiffness, Muscle Pain, Headache, Lightheadedness, Fatigue, Pressure Sore, Spaced Out
- A study of side effects of Paracetamol for a 25-year old woman with Headache. The patient has Stomach Pain, Burping (noisily release air from the stomach through the mouth), Acne (skin problems that cause pimples), Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Nuvigil for a 42-year old man with Skin Disorder. The patient has Bone And Joint Pain, Abdominal Pain Upper, Back Pain Aggravated
Recent Nuvigil related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Trazodone Hydrochloride, Topamax, Xanax, Nuvigil, Adderall 30 for a 34-year old woman who has ADHD
- Comparions of Adderall Xr 10, Provigil, Nuvigil for a 53-year old man who has Central Sleep Apnea
- Comparions of Nuvigil, Provigil for a 59-year old man who has Narcolepsy
- Comparions of Nuvigil, Concerta for a 24-year old man who has Narcolepsy
- Comparions of Dexedrine, Strattera, Nuvigil, Daytrana, Adderall 20 for a 49-year old man who has Narcolepsy
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.
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