Nuvigil Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Dizzy
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Head Pain

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Depression
  • Rash
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Agitation
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Mouth
  • Easily Angered Or Annoyed
  • Excess Urination
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excessive Thirst
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Indigestion
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Low Energy
  • Migraine Headache
  • Nervous
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Pain
  • Throwing Up

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Behaving With Excessive Cheerfulness And Activity
  • Canker Sore
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Delusions
  • DRESS Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Giant Hives
  • Hallucination
  • Having Thoughts Of Suicide
  • Hepatitis
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hypersensitivity Drug Reaction
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Middle Tissue Heart Muscle
  • Itching
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Psychosis Caused By A Drug
  • Small Skin Blister
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Chest Pain
  • Disturbance Of Attention
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Feeling Weak
  • Painful, Red Or Swollen Mouth
  • Shaking Extremities
  • Upper Abdominal Pain

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