Nuvigil (armodafinil) is a medication that promotes wakefulness.
Nuvigil is used to treat excessive sleepiness caused by sleep apnea, narcolepsy, or shift work sleep disorder.
Generic Armodafinil (or generic Nuvigil) is a legal stimulator, wildly applied in medicine around the world. It is basically used for alerting all body mental functions in patients with wakefulness disorders, because of its altering effect on neurotransmitters (natural chemicals) in the brain.
# Usual Adult Dose for Narcolepsy:
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You should not use Nuvigil if you have ever had a rash or allergic reaction caused by armodafinil or modafinil (Provigil).
Stop taking Nuvigil and call your doctor if you have a skin rash, no matter how mild. Other signs of a severe reaction include fever, swelling in your face or tongue, mouth sores, trouble breathing, swelling in your legs, yellowing of your skin or eyes, and skin rash or blistering sores.
Before using Nuvigil, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease, heart disease or high blood pressure, a heart valve disorder, a history of mental illness, a history of drug or alcohol addiction, or if you have recently had a heart attack.
Common Nuvigil side effects may include: