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(also known as Modafinil, Allertec)

Modafinil is used to help people who have narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea/hyponea, or shift work sleep disorder to stay awake during the day. Modafinil does not cure these conditions and will only work as long as you continue to take it.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

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Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Narcolepsy
640
72%
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
619
82%
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
63
86%
Fibromyalgia
55
98%
Depression
33
85%
Overall, 79% (1528 Members) find Provigil helpful
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Provigil Reviews

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Working / Worked
It worked for keeping me awake but gave me stomach upsets which meant i had to come off it and the consultant wont let me try anyhing else til sleep studes
Working / Worked
It has worked good for me. I was bought Provigil without prescription here http://modafinilorder.com/shop/
Working / Worked
Couldn't tolerate the side effects. Kept me alert for 20 hours at a time even in the smallest dosage and then rebound narcolepsy symptoms like paralysis and caraplexy were worse.
Working / Worked
I began taking Provigil in 2007 right after my diagnosis, I cant remember the exact dosage but it worked for a while but would still have sleep attacks. I quit taking Provigil in 2008 to try to get pregnant and then started it again in 2010 after my son was born and nursing for 13 months. I started Provigil again for a few weeks but then my doctor decided to switch my to Nuvigil and have been taking it ever since.
Working / Worked
Works, requires a little management to get the best out of it, still require short naps...
Working / Worked
Took a few times. Helped when needed but wouldn't use everyday.
Working / Worked
Although I'm still tired, I haven't struggled with EDS or other symptoms since
Working / Worked
Helps with fatigue but I still get pretty tired.
Working / Worked
keeps me alert
Working / Worked
This medication made me feel VERY nervous and shaky and made my tremor much worse. I quit taking it.
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Discussions

  1. Discussion: modafinil (provigil)
    I would truly like to take provigil, but I can't get it through Medicare unless I have a serious sleeping disorder! Grrrrr I do have a sleeping disord... [More]
  2. Discussion: modafinil (provigil)
    Reporting back: I'm liking Nuvigil (new form of provigil). Not as taxing or aggressive a stimulant as ritalin, which I ended up not liking. Used off... [More]
  3. Discussion: modafinil (provigil)
    I don't sleep during the day, either. Maybe I'd feel better if I could nap. Provigil seems to help me get up and moving a little, or at least have t... [More]
  4. Discussion: modafinil (provigil)
    Hi, honey. I never took Provigil, but my mom swears by it. She does not have a CFS diagnosis, but she suffers from extreme fatigue. In her case, it... [More]
  5. Discussion: modafinil (provigil)
    Has anyone here benefited from provigil? I'm trialing it this week. Feels easier on my body than ritalin. Does anyone have difficulty being alert... [More]