Review: could Nuvigil cause Stomach Upset?


Stomach upset 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 Lyrica, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 5,046 people who have side effects while taking Nuvigil from FDA and social media. Among them, 97 have Stomach upset. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach upset and more.

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Nuvigil has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy. (latest outcomes from Nuvigil 5,327 users)

Stomach Upset

Stomach upset has been reported by people with weight decreased, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, hypokalemia, abdominal pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 159,826 Stomach upset patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

5,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvigil.
Among them, 97 people (1.92%) have Stomach Upset

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nuvigil cause Stomach upset?

Time on Nuvigil when people have Stomach Upset *:

  • < 1 month: 75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stomach Upset when taking Nuvigil *:

  • female: 87.37 %
  • male: 12.63 %

Age of people who have Stomach Upset when taking Nuvigil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.37 %
  • 10-19: 4.11 %
  • 20-29: 8.22 %
  • 30-39: 17.81 %
  • 40-49: 12.33 %
  • 50-59: 32.88 %
  • 60+: 23.29 %

Severity if Stomach Upset when taking Nuvigil **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (22 people)
  • Fatigue (10 people)
  • Depression (9 people)
  • Pain (7 people)
  • Narcolepsy (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (16 people)
  • Cymbalta (15 people)
  • Gilenya (12 people)
  • Nexium (11 people)
  • Clonazepam (10 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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