31 patient evaluations for Modafinil taken for the purpose of 'fatigue' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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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

Dec 2, 2015 (Started Apr 06, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Provigil gives me energy to do my daily chores i.e. fixing meals, laundry, showering. I have no side efffects! The generic modafinil is the same as Provigil and much less expensive!

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 19, 2014 (Started Nov 01, 2006)

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

Oct 14, 2008 (Started Nov 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: would be jello without it
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 29, 2012 (Started Apr 21, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Provigil is the most successful treatment I have had. It overcomes fatigue enough to make my days enjoyable, using the computer(Dasher) and having the attentionspan to read and engage in other intellectual pursuits.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Nov 23, 2011 (Started Apr 21, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I think it helps a great deal.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 27, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2011 (Started Feb 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It serves it's purpose, (fights fatigue)
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2011 (Started Feb 03, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Came to no longer have the profound fatigue that called for Provigil.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2011 (Started Jan 03, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (heart rate increased, heart palpitations, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: best taken very first thing in am not later in day. Did seem to cause irregular heart beats if fatigue was not an intense cycle. IT was needed to function in the world.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: heart rate increased, heart palpitations, dry mouth

Aug 8, 2010 (Started Jan 03, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (heart rate increased, heart palpitations, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take first thing early in the morning or not at all.Be aware of rapid heart beats or skipped beats.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: heart rate increased, heart palpitations, dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (heart palpitations)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Had lots of energy with no side effects. Disappointed I had to stop due to cost and no generic medicine
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 30, 2010 (Started May 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Provigil worked wonderfully WITH admantadine... my insurance refused to pay for it anymore. My neuro introduced me to Nuvigil and it's been great!
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Aug 26, 2008 (Started May 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take it early in the morning, don't go much past 10am or it can cause insomnia. If it causes insomnia at 200mg, go to 100mg dose and see how it goes with the half does for starters. It may build up in the system so that later down the road you may have to increase it.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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