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Nuvigil and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Nuvigil (armodafinil).


Caffeine Armodafinil

Moderate Drug Interaction

Both caffeine and armodafinil can increase blood pressure and heart rate, and combining them may enhance these effects. Talk to your doctor before using these medications, especially if you have a history of high blood pressure or heart disease. You may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring by your doctor to safely use both medications. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Armodafinil Food

Minor Food Interaction

Information for this minor interaction is available on the professional version.

Nuvigil drug interactions

There are 492 drug interactions with Nuvigil (armodafinil).

Nuvigil disease interactions

There are 5 disease interactions with Nuvigil (armodafinil) which include:

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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.