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

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Jul 1, 2014 (Started Mar 18, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Cigna won't cover this through CVS as of 5/2014 Dr said they appealed, have heard nothing, so I wonder about that. I have been taking this medicine for a decade, there's no reason that I see why this isn't covered even if it IS a C-IV.

Oct 8, 2010 (Started Mar 18, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It keeps me awake, which was perfect when I worked 12-hour days. I makes me pretty irascible, but if I take 20mg of fluoxetine with it, my moods are just fine. I wish this wasn't a C-IV controlled substance, it would be easier to get it refilled, but I never have been denied, there's just an extra form the doc has to fax to the pharmacy.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2014 (Started Jul 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I would certainly recommend this drup to keep you awake but it does not increase energy levels
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 9, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (speedy feeling)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I like ritalin.

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (speedy feeling)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I like ritalin.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2013 (Started Jul 11, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Mar 1, 2010 (Started Jul 11, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Aug 25, 2008 (Started Jul 11, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Aug 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (buzzing vibration sensation in head)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Nov 2, 2009 (Started Aug 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Aug 13, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2013 (Started Mar 06, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 28, 2013 (Started Sep 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

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

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
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