5 patient evaluations for Modafinil taken for the purpose of 'excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Slight

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Jan 1, 2011 (Started Sep 14, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 18, 2010 (Started Sep 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It worked for awhile
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 23, 2010 (Started Mar 02, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Dec 21, 2009 (Started Mar 02, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Doctor told me to discontinue using after breast cancer diagnosis
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 19, 2009 (Started Mar 28, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 26, 2008 (Started Nov 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for brain fog)
  • Side effects
    Mild (migraine headaches, headaches, nausea, anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: migraine headaches, nausea, headaches, anxious mood

Nov 24, 2008 (Started Nov 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for brain fog)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (headaches, nausea, anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have not been taking it long enough to know for sure how much help it is going to be with fatigue but it has certainly seemed to help some so far, but could just be I have had a couple of 'good' days so need more time to be sure.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: migraine headaches, nausea, headaches, anxious mood

  • 0 helpful marks
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