9 patient evaluations for Modafinil taken for the purpose of 'multiple sclerosis' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Jan 26, 2016 (Started Oct 14, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Provigil remains my fantastic life changer, since it keeps me awake all day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 28, 2015 (Started Oct 14, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Provigil continues to be a very effective treatment for fatigue, I would not be able to stay awake without it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 25, 2012 (Started Oct 14, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The increased dosage helps to shorten how long I sleep, when I sometimes still fall asleep during the day. I also don't fall back to sleep, right after eating breakfast or lunch.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 19, 2009 (Started Oct 14, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 7, 2008 (Started Oct 14, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Provigil has enabled me to stay awake and function all day, without it I fall asleep when I am sitting down longer than 15 minutes. I am still able to nap or rest, even if I just took it and it does not make me nervous or jittery.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

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

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

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

Oct 22, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 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

Dec 25, 2011 (Started Jan 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: N/A
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 20, 2010 (Started Jan 11, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: At this point I still am very dependant on my Provigil to help keep me going. I do notice if I don't take a dose or I am late taking it. I have had no adverse reactions with this medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tiredness, jittery feeling

Feb 25, 2010 (Started Jan 11, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (jittery feeling, tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tiredness, jittery feeling

  • 0 helpful marks
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