Could Nuvigil cause Headaches - from FDA reports
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 Xyrem, and have Narcolepsy . We study 9,059 people who have side effects while taking Nuvigil from FDA. Among them, 754 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 Nuvigil 10,142 users)
Headaches has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,080 Headaches patients).
On Dec, 24, 2016
9,059 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvigil.
Among them, 754 people (8.32%) have Headaches
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Nuvigil when people have Headaches *:
- < 1 month: 66.95 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.34 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.08 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.08 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.85 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 1.69 %
Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Nuvigil *:
- female: 73.84 %
- male: 26.16 %
Age of people who have Headaches when taking Nuvigil *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.72 %
- 20-29: 13.43 %
- 30-39: 18.18 %
- 40-49: 25.21 %
- 50-59: 27.48 %
- 60+: 11.98 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Narcolepsy (255 people, 33.82%)
- Drowsiness (85 people, 11.27%)
- Cataplexy (83 people, 11.01%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (80 people, 10.61%)
- Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (69 people, 9.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xyrem (177 people, 23.47%)
- Cymbalta (72 people, 9.55%)
- Vitamin D (44 people, 5.84%)
- Synthroid (43 people, 5.70%)
- Provigil (39 people, 5.17%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (162 people, 21.49%)
- Fatigue (98 people, 13.00%)
- Dizziness (81 people, 10.74%)
- Stress And Anxiety (80 people, 10.61%)
- Insomnia (70 people, 9.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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