104 patient evaluations for Modafinil with a burden rating of Not at all hard to take

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nursefairy
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nursefairy
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Jan 9, 2009 (Started Feb 26, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Jittery feeling, Heart rate increased, Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Jittery feeling, Heart rate increased, Dry mouth

Oct 10, 2008 (Started Feb 26, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Heart rate increased, Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Jittery feeling, Heart rate increased, Dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 21, 2008 (Started Jul 10, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
graclyn
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graclyn
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Dec 26, 2008 (Started Nov 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Brain fog)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Migraine headaches, Headaches, Nausea, Anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Migraine headaches, Nausea, Headaches, Anxious mood

Nov 24, 2008 (Started Nov 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Brain fog)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Headaches, Nausea, Anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have not been taking it long enough to know for sure how much help it is going to be with fatigue but it has certainly seemed to help some so far, but could just be I have had a couple of 'good' days so need more time to be sure.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Migraine headaches, Nausea, Headaches, Anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks
beautytransforming
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beautytransforming
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Oct 24, 2008 (Started Oct 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I take this as needed, usually not more than 5 times a week. I feel great and I am on the lowest dose. I do not feel sped up at all, but it really helps with the fatigue.

  • 0 helpful marks
Bryan Scott
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Bryan Scott
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
55 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar II

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Sep 28, 2008 (Started Aug 30, 2008)

  • 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: getting on the lexapro and giving that about a month was the thing that helped the provigil have a better effectiveness in treating my fatigue and also helping me focus and deals with the depression all at the same time now. lexapro is the 1st anti-depressant that has ever had a good effect on me
Cost: $200+ monthly

Sep 4, 2008 (Started Aug 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark
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)

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

  • 1 helpful mark
sukey2u2
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sukey2u2
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Sep 20, 2008 (Started Sep 13, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
mark61
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mark61
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Sep 2, 2008 (Started May 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Too weak for me, but I can't have stimulants so am stuck.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
jenj
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jenj
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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

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Aug 18, 2008 (Started Aug 08, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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