You should not take Nuvigil medication if you suffer from high blood pressure, heart disease, liver issues, kidney disorders, or muscle disorders.
Patients who already have a past of alcohol addiction or substance abuse should not be prescribed with Nuvigil drug.
Since, the safety of a woman and fetus is still not known while taking Nuvigil during pregnancy, it is wise to tell your medico if you are conceived, planning to become pregnant or lactating a baby.
If you are on Nuvigil treatment then there are chances that the medication would weaken the birth control pills thus making it ineffective. So, it is better to ask your doctor about this and take non-hormonal birth prevention methods.
This medication should not be taken by anyone who is below the age of 17.If you are allergic to the active ingredient in this drug then do not take it to promote wakefulness in you. In case, if you experience any rash or skin allergies then stop taking this drug.