131 patient evaluations for Modafinil

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Mar 31, 2013 (Started Jul 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Brain fog)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Cognitive impairment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

Jul 28, 2010 (Started Jul 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Brain fog)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Cognitive impairment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If I should miss taking this for some reason in the morning I can tell by early evening that I didn't take it. My medications are set up once a week to be taken daily 3 times a day so I won't forget to take them.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Mar 20, 2013 (Started May 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (obstructive sleep apnea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Remember to set an alarm to take lunch time dose

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 18, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2012 (Started Jun 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Avoidance by staying home)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 22, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 13, 2012 (Started Apr 02, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Brain fog)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Cognitive impairment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: WARNING: This drug interacts with hormonal birth control (E.G. - "The Pill") Talk to your doctor if you're using birth control and wanting to use Provigil

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 3, 2012 (Started Nov 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 14, 2012 (Started Aug 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Increased energy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I wish I still could.... It is an amazing thing that gets me through my day. Had an abnormal EKG and chest pain- Dr. said to put on hold
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 29, 2012 (Started Apr 21, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Provigil is the most successful treatment I have had. It overcomes fatigue enough to make my days enjoyable, using the computer(Dasher) and having the attentionspan to read and engage in other intellectual pursuits.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Nov 23, 2011 (Started Apr 21, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I think it helps a great deal.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 25, 2011 (Started Jan 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: N/A
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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