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Review: could Provigil cause Somnolence (Drowsiness)?

Summary: Somnolence is found among people who take Provigil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cymbalta, and have Pain.

We study 9,416 people who have side effects while taking Provigil from FDA and social media. Among them, 425 have Somnolence. Find out below who they are, when they have Somnolence and more.

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Provigil

Provigil (latest outcomes from 10,272 users) has active ingredients of modafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy.

Trend of provigil reports

Somnolence

Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep) (latest reports from 494,636 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 9,414 people reported to have side effects when taking Provigil. Among them, 425 people (4.51%) have Somnolence.

Trend of Somnolence in Provigil reports

Time on Provigil when people have Somnolence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Somnolence36.11%16.67%9.72%23.61%8.33%4.17%1.39%

Gender of people who have Somnolence when taking Provigil * :

FemaleMale
Somnolence67.56%32.44%

Age of people who have Somnolence when taking Provigil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Somnolence0.00%2.27%2.27%3.28%8.33%27.27%32.58%23.99%

Severity of Somnolence when taking Provigil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Somnolence8.33%50.00%33.33%8.33%

How people recovered from Somnolence ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (71 people, 16.71%)
  2. Depression (66 people, 15.53%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (51 people, 12.00%)
  4. Narcolepsy (44 people, 10.35%)
  5. Somnolence (37 people, 8.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cymbalta (79 people, 18.59%)
  2. Neurontin (71 people, 16.71%)
  3. Aspirin (68 people, 16.00%)
  4. Nexium (65 people, 15.29%)
  5. Klonopin (64 people, 15.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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