Nuvigil is a brand-name drug for treating excessive daytime sleepiness, and nuvigil generic is the generic version of nuvigil. It was originally developed by Cephalon, which was acquired in 2010 by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. The active ingredient in nuvigil and its generic version is modafinil. Modafinil is a wakefulness-promoting agent that promotes alertness without causing typical stimulant side effects like jitteriness or anxiety.
Who can take this medication?
It can be taken by adults as well as children over 16 years old.
What are the side effects?
Its side effects include headache, nausea, and nervousness. In rare cases, nuvigil may cause an allergic reaction that results in a rash or swelling of the face or tongue. If nuvigil causes other bothersome reactions that do not go away, talk to your doctor about nuvigil dosage.
Who should NOT take it?
Patients with a history of hypersensitivity reaction to nuvigil or any component used in its manufacture should avoid taking nuvigill.
Nuvigil is a prescription drug available in tablet form. Nuvigil dosage can vary from patient to patient, and it’s essential to take Nuviagill exactly as prescribed by your doctor or pharmacist.