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  1. Trouble Breathing. Need advice.
    ... thursday, because my antideppressant and stay awake ( Provigil ) medicines aren't working any more. I know it's oxygen...

General Health board

  1. need help finding the cause! (chronic fatigue & chronic dry irritated eyes)
    ... I have been taking Betaseron for the MS as well as Provigil for fatigue. The only other things you can do is...

  2. Elevated WBC for a year
    ... my daughter last year but I have actually been on Provigil since 2000 in order to be able to drive safely but ... I'm still extremely tired. The Provigil just keeps we wake enough to drive safely. (And yes...

  3. Undiagnosed: Desperate For Help
    ... 1x at night Provigil 200mg ...

  4. Modafinil headaches - do they go away?
    ... I must've taken 50mg Modafinil ( Provigil , Alertec) for about 5 days in total (during a course...

  5. How can I convince my doctor to switch my med?
    ... attacks). I have done a lot of research and found that Provigil (modafinil) will give me the same wakefulness and ... surprised that a lot of doctors here don't even know about Provigil or they just "don't prescribe it to anyone". Is there ... any way to get something along the lines of Provigil that won't cause such adverse side-effects? I really...

  6. always tired
    ... if circumstances permitted. Finally they put me on Provigil and Ritalin and I am doing better. I actually have...
    ... morning. In the last year I have added both modafinil ( Provigil ) and Concerta (long-acting methylphenidate or Ritalin...
    ... morning. In the last year I have added both modafinil ( Provigil ) and Concerta (long-acting methylphenidate or Ritalin...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. quick question please..about lemonade/master cleanse & medications
    ... about my medications.I take a hormone,antidepressant,& provigil for fatigue due to multiple sclerosis. Do you stop...

  2. PS(Phosphatidylserine) for short-term memory loss and focus?
    ... dosages, Ginko Biloba, aricept, effexor, strattera, provigil , many different food combinations, otc thyroid supplementa...

Disabilities board

  1. Bummed out
    ... for 4 thirty minute periods. That was on 1000mg of Provigil and 20 mg of Ritalin. Without the meds I was asleep...

  2. What do you think my chances are?
    ... 28 minutes. I have tried Adderall, Ritalin and now Provigil and none of those can keep me awake. The Provigil...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Methadone
    ... backing off a bit. You can also try a stimulant like Provigil to help with the drowsiness. Best of Luck! steve...

  2. I dont think she needs all this! any advice???
    ... once valium 10mg when needed for a bad headache provigil 100mg not sure if taken everyday indocin 25mg tricor...
    ... once valium 10mg when needed for a bad headache provigil 100mg not sure if taken everyday indocin 25mg tricor...

  3. Adderall vs. Provigil
    ... healthier and exercising. So, the p-doc had me on Provigil . I was taking a half to 1 tablet (I think they are ... crash I seemed to get when it wore off. I tried the provigil for about a month. So now the p-doc put me on Adderall ... liked this drug because it was cheaper :o than the Provigil and I didn't seem to crash as bad when it wore off ... course) but after I've been on the adderall, to try the provigil once in awhile and see which one I like better. Well...
    ... trying to see which one I like better, so I took the Provigil today (no adderall since yesterday). [QUOTE...
    ... it's just not the drug for me. They won't give me provigil because none of my docs have ever heard of it being...
    ... trying to see which one I like better, so I took the Provigil today (no adderall since yesterday). Thanks...
    ... strange today. I feel like I never came down off the Provigil . I used to get episodes of what I call "Heavy head ... if it was just an episode of that... if it was the provigil , if it was not taking the adderall, or just a coinicidence...

  4. Amitriptyline and Modafinil (Provigil, Alertec)
    ... nerve damage) and the psycho stimulant Modafinil ( Provigil , Alertec) (which was prescribed to me for excessive...

  5. Luvox, Flexeril, Provigil, Indomethacin
    ... problems (only use this when I feel really stiff) Provigil is for wakefulness promoting - 50mg dose is to be ... someone explain that to me?) I have not started the Provigil yet, and I want to be 200% sure that none of the other...
    ... help with these two: - Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine) - Provigil (modafinil) After reading this forum for a while...
    ... Last year I was on 1000mg of Provigil . I also took alot of other meds. Never had an interaction ... . Only thing you should be careful with the Provigil is stuff like Sudafed. I think because of blood...

  6. Abilify sux (provigil?)
    ... course and a friend of mine is taking a drug called provigil for some of his depression. It's also for his tiredness ... have to say would be helpful. Unlike Abilify, Provigil is a controlled substance. It can potentially cause...

  7. Diet Pills and Prescription Drugs
    ... I can remember at the moment: Ativan, Wellbutrin, Provigil , Abilify, Effexor, Fosamax, Reglan, Topomax, etc....

Hernia board

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Military Health Issues board

  1. Any U.S. Navy Veterans (ship stationed)having problems?
    ... have had to add morphine and oxycodone to mange it. Provigil will keep you a bit more focused and awake. And those...

Pain Management board

  1. Anyone taken Provigil for severe fatigue
    ... Hi Kathy, My beloved hubby took provigil several years ago for chronic fatigue. Initially, ... the adderal for awhile, he tried to go back to the provigil because the dr was able to make arrangements with ... he found the adderal much more effective than the provigil . Unfortunately, my hubby died from a heart attack ... take it for ADD. Research the side effects of provigil first because I don't know if it poses the same risk...
    ... I was put on Provigil several years ago, I tried to take it (stuck it out ... I have known people who have successfully taken Provigil , and they benefited greatly. I hope you will be one...
    ... is still sleepy so that didn't improve. He tried Provigil and didn't see any difference with that. The Strattera...
    ... t go forward. In some cases insurance will cover provigil (my doctor said for conditions such as MS). But since...
    ... I take provigil and its very effective. I however do have MS but ... tried adderal and ritalin and they made so nervous, provigil has never given me that effect....
    ... I take Provigil I started be taking a lower dose but than moved up ... twice a week. I was so scared on those days. Now the provigil is perfect. I take it in the morning and am able...

  2. Anyone been on MSIR?
    ... sometimes prescribed alongside opioids as an adjuvant. Provigil also. steve...

  3. Controlling CP without drowsiness/fatigue
    ... oncidering my "other" issues. My doctor shot me down on the Provigil when I asked him about it so what are the other ones...

  4. Steve can you help ?
    ... might react to the request. One other thought. Provigil is prescribed here for folks on opioid pain killers...

  5. Need advice, communication with PM about work
    ... Sammy, You might think about asking your doc about Provigil . This is a mild stimulant and is being prescribed ... brought on by opioids. And, it just so happens that Provigil makes the opioids work more strongly. Because of...

  6. Pain Update
    ... regardless of which med it is. And there's always Provigil for wakefulness if your doc is willing. Every challenge...

  7. Lexapro - anyone who take it?
    ... this for a long time now, I remember you asking about provigil did you try it yet? it might be just what Brian needs ... your Dr about this at your next apt, maybe ask for provigil samples its very pricey stuff though. it could also...

  8. New to the board, need some advice!!
    ... wise as others here about meds but I know I have seen provigil popping up. I have a client who takes it for energy...
    ... oxy and provide more stimulation. Sammy mentioned Provigil . This is an outstanding stimulant, and it tends to ... oxycodone. So you might discuss with your doc either Provigil or Dexedrine. Hope this helps, steve...
    ... you some great advice. I was going to mention the Provigil , but Sammy beat me to it. I can tell you that Anafranil...
    ... how it goes. I am not real knowledgable about the provigil but I do know my clients doctor considered it to be...
    ... goes. If it doesnt help then I will ask her about Provigil . Thanks for all the support!...

  9. I am so bummed!
    ... meds a few years back. I was on a 1200mg dose of Provigil for Narcolepsy. That was 6 pills per day. That...

  10. My Rx From Doc Re: Pain Meds And Tiredness, Ect...
    ... while I was there. I had at first wanted to try Provigil to get my energy, ect back to normal, and my CP doc...
    ... be curious to know: I had at first wanted to try Provigil to get my energy, ect back to normal, and my CP doc...

  11. Afradi To Tell Doc That My Meds Are Making Me Tired, Afraid He Will Reduce Them!
    ... severe. And end it there. My PM at one time gave me provigil . she gave me like 10 pills and it was 65.00 with insurance...
    ... know of someone in my situation who's doc prescribed Provigil and it made a huge difference for him, plus he feels ... less pain meds. So, could we do a trial with the Provigil ? If it doesn't help we'll forget about it." What...
    ... either. I would definitely ask the doctor about the Provigil . I wish that I could ask my doctor about it but from...

  12. Pain Meds: Appetite, Motivation, Ect...
    ... one step further and prescribed a mild stimulant, Provigil . It's a wonderful med for lifting the malaise of...

  13. Should I ask my doc about trying Provigil?
    ... drug of choice then I'd stay well away from this or Provigil (personal opinion). I've tried Provigil and the effect...
    ... will see that a single 8-week double-blind study of Provigil for cocaine dependence produced inconclusive results...
    ... you know exactly how caffeine compares to the drug Provigil ? I do know that caffeine does affect certain neurotransmitt...
    ... Brian, I Have Found Provigil To Be Very Benificial In Fighting Fatigue, I Have...
    ... is gone before I resort to asking my doc about the Provigil . We'll see what happens with stopping the Ultram as...
    ... Brian, My client takes provigil . She is in her 70's & is chronically tired. I believe ... meds she takes for alzteimers. Interesting to see the provigil come up in converstaion. She says it does nothing ... the meds say "may cause drowsiness" go figure. Is provigil a stimulant? I don't know much about it. I have...
    ... you know exactly how caffeine compares to the drug Provigil ? I do know that caffeine does affect certain neurotransmitt...
    ... wondering if I should even ask my doc about trying Provigil ? I know that I will be completely shot down and my ... patch & Percocet & Lyrica). Does anyone here take Provigil and what is your take on it? I was just wondering ... that I have Narcolepsy. A few years back I was on Provigil . I was up to 1000mg a day. It cost the insurance...

  14. Overcoming fatigue/drowsiness/tiredness of pain meds
    ... My doctor prescribed Provigil for fatigue - I never filled it though as my insurance...

  15. Switched to Opana
    ... computer at work and my insurance company won't cover Provigil and my PM doesn't like scripting Ritilan or anything...

  16. What pain medicine can and can't be called in?
    ... appropriate meds. My PM doc automatically Rx'd Provigil when she started me on methadone. It's a very mild...

  17. Nothing is working for me, what do I do now?
    ... lethargy - I've been very successful with Dexedrine or Provigil . These are both central nervous system stimulants...

  18. Pain Mgmt Update...oxycontin.......Methadone ???
    ... hard. But there are meds to help with this, like Provigil . For the sweating there's clonidine. Good Luck...

  19. very nervous about changing meds--need advice
    ... To the OP. If you do go with the meth ask about Provigil or Dexedrine. They're both central nervous system ... they augment the opioids and can make then stronger. Provigil is the weaker of the two but many insurances won't...

  20. QUESTION FOR METHADONE USERS, or others if u can help
    ... for ADD. It worked very well for the sleepiness. Provigil can also help but my insurance wouldn't cover it....

  21. Any experience with Methadone?
    ... EFFECTS ARE EXCESSIVE SWEATING, BEING SLEEPY BUT I TAKE PROVIGIL FOR THAT. THW WITHDRAWELS ARE HELL BUT DONT LET YOUR...

  22. Morphine Anyone?
    ... is a medication you might look into -- it's called Provigil (modafinil). It works on the "wake center" of the...

  23. Darvacet to Vicoden to Oxycontin etc " HELP!"
    ... has better organization of his time. He had tried Provigil , which is often given for methadone sleepiness, but...

  24. Just started Methadone, Any info would be appriciated....
    ... for a while now, before the meth and the doc gave me provigil to help.. it is not helping. feel like i can sleep...
    ... sleepiness problem before the meth and have been taking provigil for about 2 months now and it is not helping me at...

  25. So "out of it" when take opiate with anti-depressant- help!
    ... there to combat sleepiness caused by meds, such as Provigil and even Adderal I believe. Maybe one of these would...

  26. How to cope with painmeds and sleepiness
    ... stabilized on the doses ,etc..However, I currently take Provigil 200mg twice a day ( not to combat daytime sleepiness...
    ... ebilitating it can be. I too, like SurferGal, have tried Provigil (modafinil) with good results. Coming up with a...
    ... pain med more effective. My DR wanted to prescribe Provigil but my insurance wouldn't cover it so she prescribed...
    ... oh my this is sooo my problem too, and i was on provigil , but all of the sudden the insurance pulled it, and ... afford it...i think i rambled off the topic... Anyway Provigil worked well and maybe it is something you can consider...
    ... Provigil worked for a few days, but then stopped working for...
    ... I had similar difficulties, so my doctor tried Provigil . Of course the medication worked wonderfully well...

  27. Ms contin
    ... I take Provigil for the sleepies and that helps somewhat.....Seems...
    ... for your response/post. I will ask the doctor about Provigil ....

  28. HELP! Turned down by new insurance company b/c of meds!
    ... necessary. They have not denied any of my meds, including Provigil , which I've heard often gets denied. They also paid...

  29. Topomax for nerve pain
    ... know that neauroton (spelling?) sure made it worse & provigil made it unbearable. I took the provigil when I was...

  30. Does anyone have experience with Xyrem?
    ... pain is better controlled. My PM Dr. also has me on Provigil 200 mg twice a day to help my cognitive deficits with...

  31. Frustrated with insomnia due to medications
    ... the day....So I asked my PM what we can do and I got Provigil 200.........This works pretty good for a few hours ... everyone but boy howdy it sure does me ! Anyways... Provigil might be something to help you during the day if your...

  32. New Member with lots of questions
    ... He also gave me some samples of something called provigil . This is the first time sense my wreck I have been ... sweat from the pain. I really do have less pain. The Provigil helps with the sleepiness. I am waiting for the ... there is one. He also gave me tons of sample boxes of Provigil . I only take it when I am driving so it should last...

  33. Amantadine for opiate tol. reversal
    ... without having to increase dosages. I've also read that Provigil , through the opposite reactions to these alleles,...
    ... to 80mg per day. My doctor believes strongly in Provigil , actually as a potentiator, and also good for the ... methadone can cause. My insurance refused to cover Provigil so she prescribed Dexedrine. She actually allowed...

  34. Alternatives to Lidoderm Patch?
    ... so I can appeal my insurance decision (it covers my provigil with no hesitation (I'm narcoleptic)). But in the...

  35. Help From Those With Experience
    ... on Fentynal 100ugh every 3 days, Valium 10mg tid, Provigil 200mg 1X daily (for Chronic Fatigue Immune Deficiancy...

  36. How do I combat Daytime Sleepness?
    ... afford to be sleepy all of the time. She prescribed Provigil , a narcolepsy drug. It has made a big difference...

  37. Daytime Sleepiness/Pain Control/Getting off meds (to do or not to do). . .
    ... Try Provigil 100mg. Ask Your Doc. For It. It Has Really Helped...
    ... and get some relief. I am glad to know about the Provigil . I had heard of it, but never heard any personal experience...
    ... next school year, if I need to add something like Provigil , I will ask him about that. I am ready to get over ... additional thoughts or can tell me anything about the Provigil , I would like to hear. Oh, and if you know about what ... the OxyContin and/or the Provigil costs? I do have insurance, so that is a hugh help...
    ... Hey Wren, I'm not sure about the cost of the Provigil , but OxyContin can be expensive. For the brand name...

  38. Doctor troubles!
    ... especially in the afternoon, he added lyrica and provigil to my medications. He also wanted me to taper of...

  39. ANOTHER Methadose question
    ... Methadone and Neurontin for RSD pain at the time) tried Provigil for awhile. He didn't think he really saw any difference...

  40. tiredness???
    ... Ask your doctor for 100mg of Provigil (one or two in the a.m.) When I started MS Contin ... complained of the tiredness. My doctor explained that Provigil was originally created to treat narcolepsy. It works...

  41. Provigil??
    ... Hello I just thought I'd let you know that I take Provigil 200mg 1 x day and it helps. I take Actiq 800mcg ... because of the injuries. I noticed that without taking Provigil I was falling asleep alot. I can't say I am not sleepy...

  42. Lyrica-- New Nerve Pain Pill
    ... Lyrica then. I also have fatigue issues ( I take provigil everyday, so the opiads aren't much fun), and I was...
    ... Lyrica then. I also have fatigue issues ( I take provigil everyday, so the opiads aren't much fun), and I was...

  43. Provigil for fatigue
    ... tiredness is not due to the medicine. I have read about Provigil . Does anyone have any experience with this medicine ... have already seen your doc, and did your doc rx you Provigil ? I too did some research about meds that help fatigue ... and learned of Provigil . It is a stimulant recommended for CFS patients. ... my 46 years! When I asked my family doc about Provigil he had no problem writing me a script for it. He wrote ... did ask him about the Trazadone counter acting the Provigil and he said it shouldn't. It is more important for ... My Rheumy has mentioned even upping the dose of my Provigil . I'm not familiar with the different doses so I don ... me. I'd be interested in hearing if you got the Provigil and how you are doing on it. I noticed a difference ... talking to my Rheumy about an increase in dosage of the Provigil when I see her next in August. Thats my next follow ... you some, and let me know how you are doing with the Provigil . K? Here's wishing you a good spirit, tk...
    ... Avinza and MSIR for breakthrough and I have been taking Provigil for over three years. Back then, I complained to my ... and it cuts the fatigue in half. It's because of the Provigil that I can hold a job that requires concentration...
    ... Good luck. I wish I could just take something like provigil ....
    ... No problem Drew, Talking about Provigil regardless of the original question regarding this ... cycle of meds isn't it? I have CFS and was given Provigil because of my severe exhaustion, but I was given Klonopin ... got dx'd with CFS late last year, I was given the Provigil . A pill to wake me up, a pill to make me sleep! ... you into a "coma". May I ask, why are you using the Provigil , or is it something you are interested in using because...
    ... they are causing some issues. I was asking about Provigil because I can’t even drive more than an hour without...

  44. Need Advice!
    ... tiredness is not due to the medicine. I have read about Provigil . Does anyone have any experience with this medicine...

  45. so tired, any suggestions
    ... Hi Ask your doctor about Provigil . I take one or two a day (100mg ea) and it helps me ... the drop of a hat most days but I've been taking the Provigil for almost a year now and recommend it highly. Best...
    ... [QUOTE=Nana Gormley]Hi Ask your doctor about Provigil . I take one or two a day (100mg ea) and it helps me ... the drop of a hat most days but I've been taking the Provigil for almost a year now and recommend it highly. Best...
    ... Sounds to me like the Provigil just helps you stay awake. I was on oxycontin...
    ... Sounds to me like the Provigil just helps you stay awake. I was on oxycontin...

  46. Problems with the generic patch! Help!
    ... I nearly had a heart attack. I got my script for Provigil filled the other day, $49 for 30 tablets! YIKES!...

  47. Couple questions about methadone....
    ... Chronic Fatique Syndrome so my doc has prescribed me Provigil to help me with my mental clarity and the fact that...
    ... questions. I hope I can answer them! LOL As for the Provigil , I had heard about it on the Fibromyalgia board, and...

  48. To be grateful for narcotic pain relief....
    ... was recently dx'd with CFS, so now I have a new med, Provigil that hopefully will give me some energy so that I...
    ... was recently dx'd with CFS, so now I have a new med, Provigil that hopefully will give me some energy < I am...
    ... SS, I just tried the Provigil today for the first time, and I was told to take half...

  49. Shore- question about changing meds
    ... on the MS Contin; I find that I don't need to take Provigil every day to stay awake. But I also noted that because...

  50. Has anyone taken...
    ... awake promoting drugs ( Provigil or Ritalin) to combat the fatigue from taking Narcotics...
    ... appreciated. :) Hey CDad, I have taken Provigil and couldn't sleep at night. I didn't particularly...
    ... and I have read about docs prescribing Ritalin and Provigil for FM and CFS patients for the intense fatigue we...
    ... Hi CD, I have been on Provigil since May 04, prescribed by my psyhiatrist for fatigue ... replacing the above mentioned psyhiatrist) she feels that Provigil is an excellent drug that is safe for me to take. ... stimulant and can cause dependance. I found that Provigil does help me feel slightly more energized without...
    ... ANOTHER medication, but have read good things about Provigil . I know it won't interact with what I'm on. ...
    ... try. Please let us know what you decide and if ithe provigil helps you. I hope that you and your family continue...
    ... I've taken Provigil for a couple of years. I take one in the morning when ... was taking MSContin for a long time and needed the Provigil almost every day. Now, I've switched to Avinza and ... doen't make me as sleep, so I don't need to take the Provigil every day. If you're going to try it, I suggest that...
    ... I've taken Provigil for a couple of years. I take one in the morning when ... was taking MSContin for a long time and needed the Provigil almost every day. Now, I've switched to Avinza and ... doen't make me as sleepy, so I don't need to take the Provigil every day. If you're going to try it, I suggest that...

  51. Upping Duragesic...question
    ... always go to Ritalin (which I didn't want to do) or Provigil (which I've tried and works great for fatigue from...

  52. fatigue from Duragesic Patch
    ... day. Has anyone experienced this. Has anyone tried Provigil or another type of medication to conbat and controll...

  53. ketamine and lowering tolerance
    ... illegal, so how is this done" My doctor has me on Provigil , to help me with the drowsiness from my MS Contin...

  54. Opiate Therapy and Liver problems
    ... 325mg. 5xdaily (PRN) Compazine, 10mg. 4xdaily (PRN) Provigil , (my bad, i forgot mg's) 2xdaily (PRN) My PM rx...

  55. Dexalone?
    ... neuralgia. One can only hope, right? I'm currently on: provigil , lamictal, oxycodone, topomax, amitrityline, avonex...


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