Review: could Nuvigil cause Withdrawal syndrome?
Summary: Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Nuvigil, especially for people who are male, 2-9 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Effexor, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
We study 3,820 people who have side effects while taking Nuvigil from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.
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Nuvigil has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy. (latest outcomes from 4,416 Nuvigil users)
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain. (latest reports from 9,228 Withdrawal syndrome patients)
On Mar, 27, 2015: 3,819 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvigil. Among them, 7 people (0.18%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.
Time on Nuvigil when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Nuvigil * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||28.57%||71.43% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Nuvigil * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Nuvigil ** :
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (1 people, 14.29%)
- Fatigue (1 people, 14.29%)
- Sleep apnoea syndrome (1 people, 14.29%)
- Back pain (1 people, 14.29%)
- Depression (1 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor (1 people, 14.29%)
- Fentanyl-100 (1 people, 14.29%)
- Intuniv (1 people, 14.29%)
- Synthroid (1 people, 14.29%)
- Neurontin (1 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Suboxone, Nuvigil for a 25-year old woman with Noni, Narcolepsy. The patient has Loss Of Sensation, Numbness And Tingling, Paresthesias, Sensory Loss, Tingling And Numbness, Rash
- A study of drug interactions between Gabapentin, Nuvigil, Alprazolam for a 54-year old woman with Pain - Back, Apnea - Sleep Apnea Syndrome, Anxiety Disorder.
- A study of drug interactions between Baby Aspirin, Lexapro, Nuvigil for a 47-year old woman with Tia, Anger, Fatigue. The patient has Hair Texture Abnormal
- A study of drug interactions between Viorele, Nuvigil, Escitalopram, Relpax for a 23-year old woman with Birth Control, Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, Anxiety, Migraine.
- A study of side effects of Nuvigil for a 42-year old man with Skin Disorder. The patient has Bone And Joint Pain, Abdominal Pain Upper, Back Pain Aggravated
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