Nuvigil and Narcotic abuse - from FDA reports
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 Xyrem, and have Cataplexy. This review analyzes which people have Narcotic abuse with Nuvigil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 13,106 people who have side effects when taking Nuvigil from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 21, 2017
13,106 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvigil.
Among them, 28 people (0.21%) have Narcotic abuse
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Nuvigil when people have Narcotic abuse *:
- < 1 month: 25 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 50 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 25 %
Gender of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Nuvigil *:
- female: 40.74 %
- male: 59.26 %
Age of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Nuvigil *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 25.0 %
- 30-39: 12.5 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 62.5 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Cataplexy (6 people, 21.43%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (4 people, 14.29%)
- Insomnia (2 people, 7.14%)
- High Blood Pressure (2 people, 7.14%)
- Dizziness (2 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xyrem (12 people, 42.86%)
- Adderall (6 people, 21.43%)
- Tysabri (3 people, 10.71%)
- Provigil (3 people, 10.71%)
- Lamictal (3 people, 10.71%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Abuse And Dependence (25 people, 89.29%)
- Overdose (2 people, 7.14%)
- Multiple Sclerosis Relapse (2 people, 7.14%)
- Hallucinations (2 people, 7.14%)
- Confusional State (2 people, 7.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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