Review: Somnolence in Provigil
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 29, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Somnolence (Drowsiness) by studying 9,045 people who take Provigil. We analyze: the time on Provigil when people have Somnolence, gender and age of these people, the severity of Somnolence, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Provigil. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Provigil (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of modafinil. It is used in narcolepsy, fatigue, drowsiness, sleep disorder, chronic fatigue syndrome. Commonly reported side effects of Provigil include fatigue, nausea, headache, pain, fall.
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking.
On Nov, 29, 2013: 9,037 people reported to have side effects when taking Provigil. Among them, 411 people (4.55%) have Somnolence.
Time on Provigil when people have Somnolence * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Somnolence when taking Provigil * :
Age of people who have Somnolence when taking Provigil * :
Severity of Somnolence when taking Provigil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Somnolence ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (70 people, 17.03%)
- Depression (65 people, 15.82%)
- Multiple sclerosis (48 people, 11.68%)
- Narcolepsy (44 people, 10.71%)
- Somnolence (37 people, 9.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cymbalta (79 people, 19.22%)
- Neurontin (70 people, 17.03%)
- Aspirin (67 people, 16.30%)
- Nexium (65 people, 15.82%)
- Klonopin (62 people, 15.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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