Review: could Nuvigil cause Withdrawal syndrome?
This is a review of Withdrawal syndrome by studying 3,770 people who take Nuvigil. We analyze: the time on Nuvigil when people have Withdrawal syndrome, gender and age of these people, the severity of Withdrawal syndrome, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Nuvigil. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Nuvigil (latest outcomes from 4,351 users) has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy, fatigue. Commonly reported side effects of Nuvigil include headache, insomnia, insomnia exacerbated, rashes, nausea aggravated.
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 52,462 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, acupuncture and pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 3,335 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvigil. Among them, 7 people (0.21%) 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 * :
- Oxycodone hcl (1 people, 14.29%)
- Fentanyl-100 (1 people, 14.29%)
- Synthroid (1 people, 14.29%)
- Intuniv (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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I OVER TAKE MY NUVIGIL CAN I DIE AN DOES IT MAKE MY SUBOXONE WEAR OFF MUCH FASTER
Jessica on Oct, 5, 2012:
I was actualy wondering if suboxone made nuvigil not work. I was under the assumption that suboxone could counteract these type of meds. My doc didnt say anything of the sort but just wondering. It takes two doses of nuvigil to make a difference.
mel143 on Oct, 17, 2012:
Yes it will. Nuvigil causes enzymes in the liver to degrade the suboxone much more quickley. I have been percribed both and I couldnt take the nuvigil with the suboxone anymore because the suboxone wouldnt work when I did.
keithkenpo on Apr, 7, 2013:
My understanding is suboxone is taken subliminally so it does not go thru liver, i could be wrong though. If you can stop suboxone abruptly by using nuvigil it would be great.
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