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Review: could Provigil cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain 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 Lyrica, and have Depression.
We study 9,416 people who have side effects while taking Provigil from FDA and social media. Among them, 236 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Provigil (latest outcomes from 10,272 users) has active ingredients of modafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy.
Weight gain (latest reports from 530,688 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 13, 2014: 9,416 people reported to have side effects when taking Provigil. Among them, 236 people (2.51%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Provigil when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||63.64%||6.06%||3.03%||12.12%||9.09%||3.03%||3.03% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Provigil * :
|Weight gain||77.01%||22.99% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Provigil * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||11.22%||6.34%||9.27%||28.78%||30.24%||14.15% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Provigil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||50.00%||16.67%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (56 people, 23.73%)
- Fibromyalgia (42 people, 17.80%)
- Multiple sclerosis (40 people, 16.95%)
- Pain (28 people, 11.86%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (27 people, 11.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lyrica (52 people, 22.03%)
- Cymbalta (48 people, 20.34%)
- Klonopin (44 people, 18.64%)
- Prilosec (41 people, 17.37%)
- Ambien (37 people, 15.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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