Nuvigil Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Depression
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of Pins And Needles On Skin
  • A Migraine Headache
  • Agitation
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis, A Type Of Skin Rash That Occurs From Contact With An Offending Substance
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excess Urination
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excessive Thirst
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Indigestion
  • Irritability
  • Low Energy
  • Nervousness
  • Pain
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Significant Allergic Skin Reaction Called DRESS Syndrome
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Blistering Of The Skin
  • Canker Sores
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Delusions
  • Fever
  • Hallucinations
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Inflammation Of The Middle Tissue Heart Muscle
  • Itching
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Manic Behavior
  • Mental Problems From Taking The Drug
  • Suicidal Thoughts

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In The Ability To Pay Attention
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Chest Pain
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Upper Abdominal Pain

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