What is Nuvigil?
Nuvigil is a medicine which is prescribed in order to get rid of sleepy disorders and improve the state of wakefulness in grown-ups. Such problems are caused by narcolepsy, shift work disorder (SWD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The medication will not cure the disorders entirely; it will only lessen the sleepiness but will not take it away. It can’t substitute the normal biological sleep, which is so essential for everyone.
Who can’t take Nuvigil?
- People who are allergic to some ingredients which are present in the medication
- Experienced rash because of modafinil or armodafinil
What to tell a doctor before taking Generic Nuvigil?
- Have problems with heart
- High blood pressure
- Kidney and liver problems
- History of mental health disorders
- History of drug or alcohol addiction
- are expecting a child or already a breastfeeding mom
Tell the doctor about medications you are currently taking.
Mention all the remedies, prescribed, over-the counter, different herbs and vitamins. Nuvigil may interact with other medicines, which can lead to undesirable side-effects. Nuvigil can influence the way other remedies work, that’s why the dose of the medicine can be changed. It is very important to tell your doctor about if you are using hormonal birth control pills, implants, shots, intrauterine devices (IUDs), vaginal rings and patches. Those who are using this way of avoiding pregnancy have a big chance to become a mom while taking Nuvigil. There is even a possibility to get pregnant after a month stop of this medication.
How to take Nuvigil?
It is very important to follow all the directions of your doctor how to take the medicine. This dose will be individual and right for you. Stick to the same time of a day when you will take Nuvigil. Don’t skip or change the time. It is normal to take it with or even without meal. It is not recommended to take the medicine close to your bedtime, because it will be difficult to get asleep.
If you overdose, you can face with the following symptoms:
-troubles with sleeping
-diarrhea and nausea
-high blood pressure
-pain in the chest
What to avoid while taking Nuvigil?
It is not recommended to drive a car or do other things which require you to be energetic until you find out how Nuvigil influences on your organism. It is not good also to change the habits, consulting with a doctor beforehand. It is better to avoid drinking alcohol, because it is yet not fully known whether it affect while taking the remedy.
What are possible side effects of the medicine?
If not taken in the right way Nuvigil can lead to serious side effects: -anxiety -depression -mental problems -hallucinations -heart problems -nausea -headache -dizziness How to store Nuvigil? Keep it under the room temperature between 20° and 25° C. It is recommended to put it away far from the reach of children and other people, especially those who had the history of mental problems or drug addiction.