Nuvigil Oral Tablet 150Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Nuvigil: Oral tablet (150mg)

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Nuvigil 150mg Tab
Cephalon Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teva
Pill Identification: C  |  215

What is this Medicine?

ARMODAFINIL (ar moe DAF i nil) is used to treat excessive sleepiness caused by certain sleep disorders. This includes narcolepsy, sleep apnea, and shift work sleep disorder.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Nuvigil: Oral tablet(150mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Nuvigil 150mg Tablet

NDC: 634590215
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Sleep Apnea, Circadian Rhythm Disruption, Narcolepsy

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Nuvigil 150mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_11985.JPG
Cephalon Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teva
Pill Identification: C  |  215
Shape: oval
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Nuvigil 150mg Tablet

High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<2.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Restlessness Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inceased Urination Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flu Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Migraine Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Nuvigil 150mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Nuvigil 150mg Tablet(Armodafinil)
Alcohol and Armodafinil(Armodafinil)
Alcohol may cause drowsiness and other side effects and thus may decrease the effectiveness of Armodafinil. You should avoid alcoholic beverages while taking this medicine.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Nuvigil 150mg Tablet(Armodafinil)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Armodafinil(Armodafinil)
Limit excessive caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) while taking Armodafinil. Also avoid medicines containing additional Caffeine whenever possible. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, or other side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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