11 patient evaluations for Modafinil with a adherence rating of Sometimes

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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

Sep 13, 2012 (Started Apr 02, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for brain fog)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for cognitive impairment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: WARNING: This drug interacts with hormonal birth control (E.G. - "The Pill") Talk to your doctor if you're using birth control and wanting to use Provigil

  • 0 helpful marks

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

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

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

Jan 11, 2010 (Started May 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (speedy feeling)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: speedy feeling

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 19, 2009 (Started Oct 27, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    Mild (stiffness in neck, dry mouth, anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, stiffness in neck, anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 2, 2009 (Started Dec 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for weakness in legs)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2009 (Started Oct 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (increased insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I was a little less tired, but had trouble sleeping at night when I first started. It did not help me focus or any of my cognitive problems, shich was one of the reasons I tried it. Also very expensive.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: increased insomnia

Jan 4, 2008 (Started Oct 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Side effects: increased insomnia

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 14, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Severe (sleep problems, irritability, headaches, anxious mood, Pain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I like to have energy, but sometimes Provigil just isn't for me.
Side effects: sleep problems, irritability, anxious mood, Pain, headaches, headaches

  • 0 helpful marks
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