Review: Weight gain in Nuvigil
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 23, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Weight gain (Weight increased) by studying 3,303 people who take Nuvigil. We analyze: the time on Nuvigil when people have Weight gain, gender and age of these people, the severity of Weight gain, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Nuvigil. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Nuvigil (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy, fatigue. Commonly reported side effects of Nuvigil include headache, insomnia, rashes, nausea, stress and anxiety.
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 23, 2013: 3,295 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvigil. Among them, 30 people (0.91%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Nuvigil when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||25.00%||33.33%||16.67%||8.33%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Nuvigil * :
|Weight gain||84.85%||15.15% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Nuvigil * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||18.52%||33.33%||25.93%||22.22% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Nuvigil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||16.67%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (10 people, 33.33%)
- Anxiety (5 people, 16.67%)
- Sleep disorder (5 people, 16.67%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 13.33%)
- Bipolar i disorder (3 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (7 people, 23.33%)
- Nexium (5 people, 16.67%)
- Diovan (4 people, 13.33%)
- Estradiol (3 people, 10.00%)
- Omeprazole (3 people, 10.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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