27 patient evaluations for Modafinil taken for the purpose of 'Fatigue' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

MSmary
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MSmary
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Mar 5, 2009 (Started Mar 18, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It is a hard drug to get approved by insurance companies especially if you are also on medicines to help you sleep or calm your nerves.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth (xerostomia), Sleep problems, Overactivity, Heart rate increased, Stiffness in neck, Anxious mood, Jittery feeling

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Kathie MS FEB 2002
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Kathie MS FEB 2002
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Jan 7, 2009 (Started Jul 10, 2002)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 21, 2008 (Started Jul 10, 2002)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
katbro
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katbro
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Nov 15, 2008 (Started Apr 01, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: DUE TO BEING INJURED WITH A HERNIATED DISC AND NOT HAVING TO GO TO WORK,I AM ABLE TO CONSERVE MORE ENERGY. I AM ABLE TO LET MY BODY RUN IT'S NATURAL COURSE. I DEAL WITH FATIGUE BY RESTING AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE. WHEN I AM ABLE TO RETURN TO WORK,OR MAYBE WHEN EVERYTHING CALMS DOWN TO NORMAL?? I WILL DEFINITELY HAVE TO ,AND I MEAN DEFINITELY RE-START THIS MEDICATION.WITHOUT PROVIGIL, I CAN'T MAKE IT 5 HOURS WITHOUT WANTING TO GO TO SLEEP.I HAVE BEEN THROUGH QUITE AN ORDEAL,ANXIETY LEVELS HIGHEST EVER IN MY LIFE. PROVIGIL CAUSES ME TO HAVE ANXIETY IN MY LIFE. AND I CAN'T HANDLE ANYMORE THAN I ALREADY HAVE, SO I AM TAKING THIS STEP TO HELP.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Jittery feeling, Anxious mood, Dry mouth (xerostomia)

Oct 9, 2008 (Started Apr 01, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Jittery feeling, Anxious mood, Dry mouth (xerostomia)

Jul 31, 2008 (Started Apr 01, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: CAUSES ANXIETY,IF I NEED TO I WILL RESTART AGAIN. I WANT TO TAKE A BREAK, AND SEE HOW I FEEL.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Jittery feeling, Anxious mood, Dry mouth (xerostomia)

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dad_of_2
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dad_of_2
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: severe
I have:
ALS

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Sep 22, 2008 (Started Dec 03, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
Summer 08
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Summer 08
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Sep 9, 2008 (Started Jan 27, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It does seem to help fatigue. It is very expensive if you don't have insurance. I am insured at present time. Ater I pay out of pocket, I pay nothing. ($1500).

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jenj
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jenj
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Aug 21, 2008 (Started Jun 15, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
jntdsn
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jntdsn
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I have:
Parkinson's

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Aug 18, 2008 (Started Aug 21, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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