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Review: could Nuvigil cause Narcotic abuse (Drug abuse)?
We study 3,795 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 (latest outcomes from 4,387 users) has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy.
Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) (latest reports from 45,592 patients) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety.
On Sep, 11, 2014: 3,795 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvigil. Among them, 10 people (0.26%) have Narcotic Abuse.
Time on Nuvigil when people have Narcotic abuse * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Narcotic abuse||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Nuvigil * :
|Narcotic abuse||36.36%||63.64% |
Age of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Nuvigil * :
|Narcotic abuse||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Narcotic abuse when taking Nuvigil ** :
How people recovered from Narcotic abuse ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain in extremity (2 people, 20.00%)
- Depression (2 people, 20.00%)
- Muscle spasms (2 people, 20.00%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 20.00%)
- Gout (2 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Naproxen (2 people, 20.00%)
- Fluoxetine hydrochloride (2 people, 20.00%)
- Cyclobenzaprine hcl (2 people, 20.00%)
- Meclizine hydrochloride (2 people, 20.00%)
- Allopurinol (2 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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