133 patient evaluations for Modafinil

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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

Sep 29, 2008 (Started Jun 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (shallow breathing, dry mouth, stiffness in neck)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Adderall XR is a MUCH less expensive alternative and has worked JUST as well for me. I still have SOME of the side effects, but they are not NEARLY as pronounced as with Provigil.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, shallow breathing, stiffness in neck

  • 0 helpful marks

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

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

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

Sep 9, 2008 (Started Jan 27, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It does seem to help fatigue. It is very expensive if you don't have insurance. I am insured at present time. Ater I pay out of pocket, I pay nothing. ($1500).

  • 0 helpful marks

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

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

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

Aug 18, 2008 (Started Jan 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (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
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