Review: could Provigil cause Blood pressure increased?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 9,316 people who take Provigil. Among them, 479 have Blood pressure increased. See who they are, when they have Blood pressure increased and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Provigil (latest outcomes from 10,247 users) has active ingredients of modafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy, fatigue. Commonly reported side effects of Provigil include fatigue, fatigue aggravated, nausea, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
Blood pressure increased
Blood pressure increased (latest reports from 1,126,546 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Feb, 12, 2014: 9,075 people reported to have side effects when taking Provigil. Among them, 453 people (4.99%) have Blood Pressure Increased.
Time on Provigil when people have Blood pressure increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Blood pressure increased||40.00%||14.00%||12.00%||20.00%||10.00%||2.00%||2.00% |
Gender of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Provigil * :
|Blood pressure increased||70.59%||29.41% |
Age of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Provigil * :
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||0.00%||1.13%||2.26%||8.58%||29.35%||38.37%||20.32% |
Severity of Blood pressure increased when taking Provigil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Blood pressure increased ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (135 people, 29.80%)
- Depression (67 people, 14.79%)
- Fatigue (46 people, 10.15%)
- Narcolepsy (45 people, 9.93%)
- Hypertension (43 people, 9.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (88 people, 19.43%)
- Aspirin (85 people, 18.76%)
- Neurontin (80 people, 17.66%)
- Nexium (79 people, 17.44%)
- Cymbalta (77 people, 17.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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taking provigil i've also experienced increased back pain, fatigue, i was told to titrate to 1 (200 mg) early morning, keep check on blood pressure to see if it goes back to normal, i do take dyazide for my blood pressure, 37.5mg for 7 years,and it is effective. can provigil really cause increased blood pressure?
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