15 patient evaluations for Modafinil with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Feb 28, 2015 (Started Apr 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for narcolepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

Oct 7, 2012 (Started Apr 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for narcolepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 19, 2013 (Started Dec 05, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: headaches

Jun 28, 2009 (Started Dec 05, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Provigil has given me so much of my life back. I take it twice a day to counteract some of the extra fatigue that comes from Lyrica (which has helped me a lot). With Provigil I feel like my old self and it helps me think to do financial activities and sme housework and stuff. The window is about 6 hours per dose .... but it has been an amazing treatment for me. I have been taking it for years.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: headaches

Mar 4, 2009 (Started Dec 05, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I need Provigil to maintain some quality of life. Without it, I am often beaten by fatigue which is so disabling.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: headaches

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 18, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have not noticed it is helping me yet. We are working on increasing the dosage to see if that will help, however I am noting chest pains which I was passing off as heart burn. We are now considering this to be a side effect of the medication that needs to be watched as I increase the meds.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 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

Sep 7, 2010 (Started Aug 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    Mild (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: headaches

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 30, 2010 (Started Aug 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I took this medication every morning I had to drive to work (Mon, Tues & Wed) or anytime I had to drive for more than just a few minutes. It helped keep me awake & alert. Without it I was always on the verge of falling asleep at the wheel. I never suffered any side effects at all. This medication made it possible for me to drive the 40 minute trip to work every morning & back every night.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 15, 2010 (Started Aug 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I only take this when I will be driving and need to stay alert and awake, about 3 days a week.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 13, 2010 (Started Feb 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Side effects: drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 23, 2010 (Started Feb 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    Mild (anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: 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
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