ARMODAFINIL (Nuvigil) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

ARMODAFINIL

What is the Trade Name for ARMODAFINIL

Nuvigil

What is the Indication for ARMODAFINIL

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE NUVIGIL is indicated to improve wakefulness in adult patients with excessive sleepiness associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), narcolepsy, or shift work disorder (SWD). Limitations of Use In OSA, NUVIGIL is indicated to treat excessive sleepiness and not as treatment for the underlying obstruction. If continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the treatment of choice for a patient, a maximal effort to treat with CPAP for an adequate period of time should be made prior to initiating NUVIGIL for excessive sleepiness. NUVIGIL is indicated to improve wakefulness in adult patients with excessive sleepiness associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), narcolepsy, or shift work disorder (SWD). ( 1 ) Limitations of Use In OSA, NUVIGIL is indicated to treat excessive sleepiness and not as treatment for the underlying obstruction.

 

 

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