132 patient evaluations for Modafinil

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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

Mar 22, 2011 (Started Apr 19, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 6, 2009 (Started Apr 19, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Provigil use to help me more with my lassitude fatigue. I've been taken Provigil for at least eight years. I've notice that the drug does not seem to be working as well.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 1, 2011 (Started Oct 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It was easy. It did not keep me from sleeping but it helped keep me awake during the day. No side effects. When my insurance stopped paying, I had to re-do other meds that were sedating. Provigil was necessary but insufficient to keep me awake.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 6, 2010 (Started Oct 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 24, 2011 (Started Jan 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for memory and cognition problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Side effects: anxious mood

Feb 24, 2010 (Started Jan 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for memory and cognition problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: I was mor irriatble-stop taking.
Side effects: anxious mood

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 1, 2011 (Started Jun 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for crying spells)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: hellps with fatigue
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2011 (Started Feb 03, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Came to no longer have the profound fatigue that called for Provigil.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2011 (Started Jan 03, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, heart palpitations, tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: best taken very first thing in am not later in day. Did seem to cause irregular heart beats if fatigue was not an intense cycle. IT was needed to function in the world.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tachycardia (fast heart rate), heart palpitations, dry mouth

Aug 8, 2010 (Started Jan 03, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, heart palpitations, tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take first thing early in the morning or not at all.Be aware of rapid heart beats or skipped beats.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tachycardia (fast heart rate), heart palpitations, dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2011 (Started Sep 14, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (heart palpitations)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Had lots of energy with no side effects. Disappointed I had to stop due to cost and no generic medicine
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2011 (Started May 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jan 22, 2009 (Started May 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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