Review: could Nuvigil cause Stomach upset?
We study 3,795 people who have side effects while taking Nuvigil from FDA and social media. Among them, 59 have Stomach upset. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach upset and more.
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Nuvigil (latest outcomes from 4,385 users) has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy.
Stomach upset (latest reports from 823,520 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 3,794 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvigil. Among them, 59 people (1.56%) have Stomach Upset. They amount to 0.01% of all the 858,274 people who have Stomach Upset on eHealthMe.
Time on Nuvigil when people have Stomach upset * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stomach upset||72.22%||16.67%||0.00%||11.11%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Stomach upset when taking Nuvigil * :
|Stomach upset||87.50%||12.50% |
Age of people who have Stomach upset when taking Nuvigil * :
|Stomach upset||0.00%||1.89%||5.66%||9.43%||20.75%||13.21%||30.19%||18.87% |
Severity of Stomach upset when taking Nuvigil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stomach upset||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Stomach upset ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (12 people, 20.34%)
- Narcolepsy (9 people, 15.25%)
- Depression (9 people, 15.25%)
- Fatigue (9 people, 15.25%)
- Sleep apnoea syndrome (5 people, 8.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lyrica (11 people, 18.64%)
- Nexium (10 people, 16.95%)
- Gilenya (9 people, 15.25%)
- Cymbalta (8 people, 13.56%)
- Omeprazole (7 people, 11.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (1 week ago):
I also have been having greasy stools. I never took any of the above listed medications together. I was allergic to both lamictal and risperidone. The stomach pain is localized to the upper left quadrant of my stomach, and hurts when I push where my pancreas is. The pain is made worse after eating or drinking coffee.
From this study (1 week ago):
The doctor states he does not believe it is the drug causing the issue
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Been incapacitated since xmas 2010, unable to work, life has been destroyed. Crawled away from abusive relationship, lost everything. Social Security is fighting me, it's disgusting. Doctors are wretched and worthless.
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