Nuvigil and Escitalopram drug interactions - from FDA reports


Drug interactions are reported among people who take Nuvigil and Escitalopram together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 185 people who take Nuvigil and Escitalopram from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 13, 2019

185 people who take Nuvigil, Escitalopram are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Nuvigil and Escitalopram drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  1. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  2. Myocardial ischaemia (the blood flow through one or more of the blood vessels that lead to heart (coronary arteries) is decreased)
  3. Pallor
  4. Ventricular hypokinesia (muscle of one's heart does not contract as much as most peoples' hearts do)
  5. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  8. Vomiting
  9. Aggression
  10. Headache (pain in head)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Alanine aminotransferase increased
  3. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  4. Aphasia (damage to the parts of the brain that control language)
  5. Aspartate aminotransferase increased
  6. Back disorder
  7. Back pain
  8. Basal cell carcinoma (a skin cancer, it rarely metastasizes or kills)
  9. Depressed level of consciousness
  10. Diarrhoea
6 - 12 months:
  1. Balance disorder
  2. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  6. Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs)
  7. Snoring
  8. Suicidal ideation
1 - 2 years:
  1. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)
  2. Aggression
  3. Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
  4. Cough
  5. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  6. Nervousness
  7. Pre-existing condition improved
  8. Seasonal allergy (allergic condition due to certain season)
  9. Adrenal insufficiency (condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce adequate amounts of steroids)
  10. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Blood pressure increased
  2. Drug ineffective
  3. Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  4. Joint injury
  5. Micturition urgency (urgency to pass the urine)
  6. Migraine (headache)
  7. Panic attack
  8. Road traffic accident
  9. Sleep apnoea syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)
  10. Weight decreased
5 - 10 years:

n/a

10+ years:

n/a

not specified:
  1. Headache (pain in head)
  2. Pain
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  5. Condition
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  7. Asthenia (weakness)
  8. Migraine (headache)
  9. Therapeutic response unexpected
  10. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  1. Vaginal discharge
  2. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  3. Pain in extremity
  4. Asthenia (weakness)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)
  6. Memory impairment
  7. Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
  8. Muscular weakness (muscle weakness)
  9. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  10. Hangover
male:
  1. Asthenia (weakness)
  2. Drug ineffective
  3. Sleep apnoea syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)
  4. Urethral stenosis (narrowing of the urethra, may cause decreased urine output)
  5. Blood pressure increased
  6. Dizziness
  7. Ear congestion
  8. Fall
  9. Gastroenteritis viral (inflammation of stomach and intestine caused by virus infection)
  10. Intervertebral disc protrusion (spinal disc protrusion)

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:

n/a

2-9:

n/a

10-19:
  1. Aggression
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Irritability
  4. Mood altered (changes in mood)
  5. Nervousness
  6. Altered state of consciousness (altered state of mind)
  7. Anaphylactic reaction (serious allergic reaction)
  8. Blood pressure decreased
  9. Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
  10. Chest pain
20-29:
  1. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  2. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  3. Alanine aminotransferase increased
  4. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  5. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  6. Aspartate aminotransferase increased
  7. Asthenia (weakness)
  8. Back disorder
  9. Back pain
  10. Diarrhoea
30-39:
  1. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  2. Amenorrhoea (absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age)
  3. Blood pressure decreased
  4. Breast tenderness
  5. Emotional disorder
  6. Influenza
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  8. Lymphocyte count decreased
  9. Maternal exposure during pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)
  10. Menstruation irregular
40-49:
  1. Balance disorder
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  4. Memory impairment
  5. Muscle spasticity (tight or stiff muscles and an inability to control those muscles)
  6. Migraine (headache)
  7. Abdominal discomfort
  8. Abdominal distension
  9. Abdominal pain
  10. Adrenal insufficiency (condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce adequate amounts of steroids)
50-59:
  1. Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus)
  2. Suicide attempt
  3. Swollen tongue (swelling of tongue)
  4. Therapeutic response increased (high preventive response)
  5. Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination)
  6. Vertigo
  7. Weight decreased
  8. Wound
  9. Headache (pain in head)
  10. Migraine (headache)
60+:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Oropharyngeal pain
  3. Pruritus generalised (generalized itching)
  4. Abdominal discomfort
  5. Blood pressure increased
  6. Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  7. Chest discomfort
  8. Disease progression
  9. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  10. Headache (pain in head)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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