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Review: could Nuvigil cause Stomach upset (Nausea and vomiting)?

Summary: 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 3,808 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

Nuvigil has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy. (latest outcomes from 4,402 Nuvigil users)

Stomach upset

Stomach upset has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 142,442 Stomach upset patients)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 3,808 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvigil. Among them, 59 people (1.55%) have Stomach Upset.

Trend of Stomach upset in Nuvigil reports

Time on Nuvigil when people have Stomach upset * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stomach upset72.22%16.67%0.00%11.11%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Stomach upset87.50%12.50%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stomach upset0.00%1.89%5.66%9.43%20.75%13.21%30.19%18.87%

Severity of Stomach upset when taking Nuvigil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stomach upset100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Stomach upset ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (12 people, 20.34%)
  2. Narcolepsy (9 people, 15.25%)
  3. Depression (9 people, 15.25%)
  4. Fatigue (9 people, 15.25%)
  5. Sleep apnoea syndrome (5 people, 8.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (11 people, 18.64%)
  2. Nexium (10 people, 16.95%)
  3. Gilenya (9 people, 15.25%)
  4. Cymbalta (8 people, 13.56%)
  5. Omeprazole (7 people, 11.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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