Review: could Nuvigil cause Weight gain?
We study 3,792 people who have side effects while taking Nuvigil from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Nuvigil (latest outcomes from 4,382 users) has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy.
Weight gain (latest reports from 527,152 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 3,791 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvigil. Among them, 43 people (1.13%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.01% of all the 526,586 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.
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||21.43%||28.57%||14.29%||14.29%||14.29%||7.14%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Nuvigil * :
|Weight gain||89.58%||10.42% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Nuvigil * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.13%||12.82%||38.46%||23.08%||20.51% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Nuvigil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||60.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||12.50%||87.50% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (14 people, 32.56%)
- Sleep disorder (9 people, 20.93%)
- Narcolepsy (6 people, 13.95%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 13.95%)
- Anxiety (5 people, 11.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (8 people, 18.60%)
- Seroquel (8 people, 18.60%)
- Cymbalta (5 people, 11.63%)
- Diovan (5 people, 11.63%)
- Aprazalem (4 people, 9.30%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Foggy brain, no energy, no focus, no motivation, un organized, weight gain no matter what I do
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I have experienced a weight gain or the past 6 to 9 months. About40 pounds.
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