Arriving at the heart center I was unconscious and would lapse into a coma for 9 days, kept alive by provigil canada online buy mechanical ventilation through a klonopin and provigil tube inserted through my throat to my lungs ("I'm in", the TV doctors always say when the get the insertion right). But the provigil IS the cause and I have no doubt about it. The medication is actually to treat narcolepsy, a condition in which a patient falls asleep at random times and has trouble staying awake. Provigil review by 27 year old male patient Rating Overall rating: Effectiveness: Considerably Effective Side effects: Mild Side Effects Treatment Info Condition / reason: ADD Dosage & duration: 200mg taken 1 daily for the period of 6 months Other conditions: Depression Other drugs taken: Wellbutrin Reported Results Benefits: After adjusting to the medication, focus and alertness improved significantly. I did read that this medication is not recommended for people with a history of mania, ocd or eating disorders.... Provigil review by 37 year old female patient Rating Overall rating: Effectiveness: Considerably Effective Side effects: Mild Side Effects Treatment Info Condition / reason: low energy Dosage & duration: 100 mg taken one tablet daily for the period of 3 years Other conditions: depression Other drugs taken: wellbutrin Reported Results Benefits: The medicine gave me that added energy to feel good during the day and to have the engergy to keep up with me 4 year old son and 3 year old daughter. Provigil review by medical professional caring for 32 year old female patient Rating Overall provigil highest dosage rating: Effectiveness: Highly Effective Side effects: No Side Effects Treatment Info Condition / reason: Excessive fatigue Dosage & duration: 200 mg taken daily for the period of started 2 months ago, still on it Other conditions: none Other drugs taken: none Reported Results Benefits: As a medical professional (newly graduated medical student now in first year of residency), I am able to feel more alert and focused during the day even after having been up all night. Other conditions: none Other drugs taken: Adderall XR Reported Results Benefits: improvement in daytime wakefulness without the "peaks and valleys" previously experienced taking prescription Ritalin for this condition. I do experience slight rapid heartbeat initially and feel jittery for a short time but it goes away quickly. It has helped considerably during the daytime with my concentration level and also has helped me to stay focused. Provigil review by 24 year old female provigil 200 mg reviews patient Rating Overall rating: Effectiveness: Highly Effective Side effects: Mild Side Effects Treatment Info Condition / reason: Narcolepsy Dosage & duration: 200mg QD taken every morning for the period of 2 months and counting Other conditions: n/a Other drugs taken: melatonin Reported Results Benefits: I was more alert during the day. So I then started taking 100mg before my night shift began and would take another 100mg 4-6 hours later. Dosage & duration: starting dose 100mg before noon taken 1xdaily for the period of just began, will be increasin dose n 7 Other conditions: No problems Dosage not strong enuf Other drugs taken: Pain meds. As free time is scarce in residency, I provigil on the street am now able to study when I would otherwise be too exhausted to do anything. I still have to take naps in my car on some days, but overall this medicine is working great for me. Provigil review by 45 year old male patient Rating Overall rating: Effectiveness: Highly Effective Side effects: Mild Side Effects Treatment Info Condition / reason: Shift work sleep disorder Dosage & duration: 100 mg taken once to twice a day as needed for work for the period of 6 years and going. At first I took only 100 milligrams per day, but have gradually increased the dose in order to get the same effect I got initially. I am starting to wonder if it has effected the health of my gum tissue, but there is no documented evidence to support that. Comments: I was only on this medication for a very short time because after 3 days my doctor took me off of it. My doctor prescribed Ambien and if I take that 10 minutes before going to bed I will fall right to sleep. I now use the medication only on an as needed basis rather than take it daily, which is not necessary as my energy levels vary quite a bit. I have lost some weight that I had gained back just before starting provigil, and this has left my husband and therapist a little concerned, but I still get hungry and have not changed my diet... Provigil review by 55 year old female patient Rating Overall rating: Effectiveness: Considerably Effective Side effects: Mild Side Effects Treatment Info Condition / reason: Multiple Sclerosis Dosage & duration: 400-600 mg. On long days or if I had activities schduled after work I would take another 100 mg tablet or I'd cut a tablet in half to take 50 mg rather than 100 . Treatment effectiveness varies among individuals Side effects: nervousness, insomnia (if taken late in the day) Comments: Took 100mg each day in the morning, sometimes if drowsy another 100mg mid-day for cronic fatigue. Provigil review by 38 year old female patient Rating Overall rating: Effectiveness: Considerably Effective Side effects: No Side Effects Treatment Info Condition / info on provigil reason: Fatigue from Rheumatoid Arthiritis Dosage & duration: 200mg Qam and 100mg Qnoon prn taken once to twice a day for the period of 8 months and counting Other conditions: rheumatoid arthritis, MTHFR, PAI-4g, Insulin resistant Other drugs taken: Folbic, Effexor, Aspirin, metformin, Celebrex, hydroxycloroquin Reported Results Benefits: I was able to function until later in the day, without needing a nap Side effects: none, but since it is a brand name drug, my copay is $50 Comments: I was diagnosed with RA in April 07 after 2 years of different doctors. My quality of life was pretty much non-existant as I didn't enjoy anthing because I was always too tired. My heart raced for a couple of weeks, but It's hard to tell if it really was the provigil simply because my heart often races at random. When I get home in the morning and go to bed, my mind will not stop thinking and I could easliy lay there for hours. Provigil seems to take the edge off of my prior anxieties and helps to dig deep into the emotional reasons for the abuse. I started with 100mg once a day before work or in the morning on my days off and reduced to 50mg and still have all those benefits. Provigil review by 27 year old female patient Rating Overall rating: Effectiveness: Considerably Effective Side effects: Mild Side Effects Treatment Info Condition / reason: Bipolar Disorder with severe lows & fatigue, Dosage & duration: 400 MG taken 7:00 am and 1:00pm for the period of 6 months and running Other provigil joint pain conditions: Depression, eating disorder, modafinil, kidney stones & osteoperosis Other drugs taken: Cymbalta Reported Results Benefits: I do feel much more awake, but I still need a nap everyday even after taking both of my doses. Then, I'm up for the evening, go to bed at a decent time and wake up at a regular hour feeling rested now. But I feel that it's been very effective in the long run for me. After a month or so I still get up early but by afternoon I am so tired I usually try to take a nap or just keep going and eventually it will get better.

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