Who have Somnolence with Provigil?


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 Xyrem, and have Narcolepsy . We study 14,324 people who have side effects while taking Provigil from FDA and social media. Among them, 680 have Somnolence. Find out below who they are, when they have Somnolence and more.

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Provigil

Provigil has active ingredients of modafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy. (latest outcomes from Provigil 15,350 users)

Somnolence

Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,684 Somnolence patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

14,324 people reported to have side effects when taking Provigil.
Among them, 680 people (4.75%) have Somnolence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Provigil cause Somnolence?

Time on Provigil when people have Somnolence *:

  • < 1 month: 32.91 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.72 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.59 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.19 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.92 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.86 %
  • 10+ years: 3.8 %

Gender of people who have Somnolence when taking Provigil *:

  • female: 66.62 %
  • male: 33.38 %

Age of people who have Somnolence when taking Provigil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.04 %
  • 10-19: 3.13 %
  • 20-29: 6.26 %
  • 30-39: 11.27 %
  • 40-49: 24.43 %
  • 50-59: 27.97 %
  • 60+: 25.68 %

Severity of Somnolence **:

  • least: 8.33 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 8.33 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (119 people, 17.50%)
  • Cymbalta (94 people, 13.82%)
  • Neurontin (73 people, 10.74%)
  • Nexium (71 people, 10.44%)
  • Klonopin (66 people, 9.71%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Provigil, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (80 people, 11.76%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (46 people, 6.76%)
  • Cataplexy (45 people, 6.62%)
  • Fibromyalgia (41 people, 6.03%)
  • High Blood Pressure (38 people, 5.59%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fatigue (247 people, 36.32%)
  • Pain (121 people, 17.79%)
  • Depression (121 people, 17.79%)
  • Nausea (117 people, 17.21%)
  • Drug Ineffective (116 people, 17.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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