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Review: could Nuvigil cause Headaches (Headache)?

We study 3,799 people who have side effects while taking Nuvigil from FDA and social media. Among them, 363 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.

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Nuvigil

Nuvigil (latest outcomes from 4,388 users) has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy.

Headaches

Headaches (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,191,904 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 3,799 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvigil. Among them, 363 people (9.56%) have Headaches.

Trend of Headaches in Nuvigil reports

Time on Nuvigil when people have Headaches * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headaches70.73%18.70%4.07%2.44%3.25%0.81%0.00%

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Nuvigil * :

FemaleMale
Headaches71.63%28.37%

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Nuvigil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headaches0.00%0.00%4.26%10.82%20.00%24.59%25.90%14.43%

Severity of Headaches when taking Nuvigil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headaches4.35%60.87%26.09%8.70%

How people recovered from Headaches ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headaches0.00%22.22%77.78%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Narcolepsy (89 people, 24.52%)
  2. Fatigue (65 people, 17.91%)
  3. Sleep apnoea syndrome (62 people, 17.08%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (39 people, 10.74%)
  5. Somnolence (30 people, 8.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (32 people, 8.82%)
  2. Cymbalta (30 people, 8.26%)
  3. Synthroid (27 people, 7.44%)
  4. Nexium (22 people, 6.06%)
  5. Provigil (22 people, 6.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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