5 patient evaluations for Modafinil with a burden rating of Very hard to take

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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

Dec 25, 2009 (Started Dec 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (swelling hands with and popping painful joints)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 19, 2009 (Started Feb 19, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for narcolepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (anxious mood, sleep problems, jittery feeling, heart rate increased, irritability, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Since this medication was prescribed to me because I was diagnoised with narcolepsy during a sleep study done in 2007, this condition makes meel just fall asleep sometimes without any reason. So this medication gives me like a pick me up. The positive effect is that it gives me false energy.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, sleep problems, jittery feeling, anxious mood, irritability, heart rate increased

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 30, 2009 (Started Sep 26, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Severe (increased brain stimulation, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Kept me up until 3 or 4 am several times a week. I felt my brain was contantly firing , and lack of sleep hendered my daily routines involving my young kids. With com ination of othe drugs, I had to stop driving for at least 10 days.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: increased brain stimulation, dry mouth

Oct 28, 2008 (Started Sep 26, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: increased brain stimulation, dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 2, 2009 (Started Mar 21, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: for me-very positive for more energy and less fatigue
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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