30 patient evaluations for Modafinil taken for the purpose of 'multiple sclerosis'

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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

Jun 26, 2015 (Started Jan 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for brain fog)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Stick to it. Take before noon. It could otherwise keep you awake at night.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 19, 2009 (Started Jan 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for brain fog)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 10, 2014 (Started Feb 28, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Great for people like me..Help you use your brain for positive effects.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Feb 10, 2014 (Started Feb 28, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 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

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Mar 18, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Cigna won't cover this through CVS as of 5/2014 Dr said they appealed, have heard nothing, so I wonder about that. I have been taking this medicine for a decade, there's no reason that I see why this isn't covered even if it IS a C-IV.

Oct 8, 2010 (Started Mar 18, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It keeps me awake, which was perfect when I worked 12-hour days. I makes me pretty irascible, but if I take 20mg of fluoxetine with it, my moods are just fine. I wish this wasn't a C-IV controlled substance, it would be easier to get it refilled, but I never have been denied, there's just an extra form the doc has to fax to the pharmacy.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 9, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (speedy feeling)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I like ritalin.

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (speedy feeling)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I like ritalin.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2013 (Started Jul 11, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (heart rate increased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Mar 1, 2010 (Started Jul 11, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Aug 25, 2008 (Started Jul 11, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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
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