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Review: could Nuvigil cause Narcotic abuse (Drug abuse)?

Summary: Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Nuvigil, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Naproxen, and have Pain in extremity.

We study 3,799 people who have side effects while taking Nuvigil from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.

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Nuvigil

Nuvigil (latest outcomes from 4,394 users) has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy.

Trend of nuvigil reports

Narcotic abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) (latest reports from 10,555 patients) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety.

Trend of Narcotic abuse reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 3,799 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvigil. Among them, 10 people (0.26%) have Narcotic Abuse.

Trend of Narcotic abuse in Nuvigil reports

Time on Nuvigil when people have Narcotic abuse * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Narcotic abuse50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Nuvigil * :

FemaleMale
Narcotic abuse36.36%63.64%

Age of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Nuvigil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Narcotic abuse0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

Severity of Narcotic abuse when taking Nuvigil ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Narcotic abuse ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain in extremity (2 people, 20.00%)
  2. Depression (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Muscle spasms (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Gout (2 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Naproxen (2 people, 20.00%)
  2. Fluoxetine hydrochloride (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Cyclobenzaprine hcl (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Meclizine hydrochloride (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Allopurinol (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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