Provigil and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Provigil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xyrem, and have Narcolepsy. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Provigil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,592 people who have side effects when taking Provigil from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 09, 2017

16,592 people reported to have side effects when taking Provigil.
Among them, 401 people (2.42%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Provigil cause Weight gain?

Time on Provigil when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.71 %
  • 10+ years: 7.14 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Provigil *:

  • female: 78.45 %
  • male: 21.55 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Provigil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.78 %
  • 20-29: 7.98 %
  • 30-39: 12.61 %
  • 40-49: 29.41 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 17.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Narcolepsy (82 people, 20.45%)
  • Depression (73 people, 18.20%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (64 people, 15.96%)
  • Fibromyalgia (47 people, 11.72%)
  • Pain (44 people, 10.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (80 people, 19.95%)
  • Cymbalta (71 people, 17.71%)
  • Lyrica (66 people, 16.46%)
  • Klonopin (56 people, 13.97%)
  • Zoloft (51 people, 12.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (101 people, 25.19%)
  • Depression (76 people, 18.95%)
  • Drowsiness (63 people, 15.71%)
  • Pain (58 people, 14.46%)
  • Nausea (57 people, 14.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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