130 patient evaluations for Modafinil

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aragon20
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aragon20
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: vb
I have:
MS

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Oct 1, 2011 (Started Sep 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It just didn't seem to work at all and to get it approved through my insurance just for one month was a nightmare. Even with my insurance covering it, it was over $100 for a one month prescription.

  • 0 helpful marks
Sheri4MS
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Sheri4MS
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: none
I have:
MS

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Sep 15, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have not noticed it is helping me yet. We are working on increasing the dosage to see if that will help, however I am noting chest pains which I was passing off as heart burn. We are now considering this to be a side effect of the medication that needs to be watched as I increase the meds.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
jammer
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jammer
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Aug 27, 2011 (Started Apr 22, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
  • side effects
    Mild (Jittery feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Jittery feeling

Dec 11, 2009 (Started Apr 22, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • side effects
    Mild (Jittery feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Jitteryness does lessen
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Jittery feeling

  • 1 helpful mark
IamSuperMommy
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IamSuperMommy
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Jul 26, 2011 (Started Apr 07, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fatigue)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
kschu
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kschu
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Jul 15, 2011 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Difficulty sleeping through night)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
hummingbird
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hummingbird
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jun 15, 2011 (Started May 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fatigue)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 31, 2010 (Started May 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Fatigue)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: As I said before, couldn't tell a difference in energy level or fatigue so I stopped.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Katielou
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Katielou
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jun 10, 2011 (Started Feb 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Brain fog)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Headaches)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Headaches, Headaches

Feb 24, 2009 (Started Feb 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Brain fog)
  • side effects
    Mild (Headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Headaches, Headaches

Dec 4, 2008 (Started Feb 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Brain fog)
  • side effects
    Mild (Headaches)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I got bad headaches on a whole tablet but 1/2 a tablet works just fine without any side effects
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Headaches, Headaches

  • 1 helpful mark
Dinny2
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Dinny2
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jun 1, 2011 (Started Feb 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It serves it's purpose, (fights fatigue)
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
uqgyoung
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uqgyoung
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 3
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Overwhelming
42 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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May 26, 2011 (Started Jul 18, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Obstructive sleep apnea)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Got my life back. When combined with SSRI's was by far the best treatment for depression I have ever seen. It should be considered for trials for depression.....
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Hot flashes

Jun 19, 2010 (Started Jul 18, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Obstructive sleep apnea)
  • side effects
    Mild (Hot flashes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Life with out Modafinil is very ordinary. I was first diagnosed with depression two year before having a sleep study and OSA and somnolence was discovered. I wonder now if the depression was just a result of these two conditions. I am on 150mg of Setraline for the depression and since being on both that and 200mg of modafinil, I have my life back. I once could not walk past the bed and not want to get in. I often fell aslep if I lay down on the floor to play with my children. I was a zombie. Great drug. Worth every cent for my issues.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Hot flashes

  • 1 helpful mark
bkplus3
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bkplus3
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Mar 25, 2011 (Started Aug 18, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fatigue)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
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