Review: could Provigil cause Somnolence?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 26, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
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, 411 have Somnolence. See who they are, when they have Somnolence 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.
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep) (latest reports from 483,896 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking.
On Mar, 10, 2014: 9,316 people reported to have side effects when taking Provigil. Among them, 425 people (4.56%) have Somnolence. They amount to 0.09% of all the 483,896 people who have Somnolence.
Time on Provigil when people have Somnolence * :
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Gender of people who have Somnolence when taking Provigil * :
Age of people who have Somnolence when taking Provigil * :
Severity of Somnolence when taking Provigil ** :
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How people recovered from Somnolence ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (71 people, 16.71%)
- Depression (66 people, 15.53%)
- Multiple sclerosis (51 people, 12.00%)
- Narcolepsy (44 people, 10.35%)
- Somnolence (37 people, 8.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cymbalta (79 people, 18.59%)
- Neurontin (71 people, 16.71%)
- Aspirin (68 people, 16.00%)
- Nexium (65 people, 15.29%)
- Klonopin (64 people, 15.06%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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