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Provigil

Ingredients: Modafinil
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Modafinil is a wakefulness-promoting agent (or eugeroic) used for treatment of disorders such as narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder, and excessive daytime sleepiness associated with obstructive sleep apnea. It has also seen widespread off-label use as a purported cognition-enhancing agent. In English-speaking countries it is sold under the brand names Alertec, Modavigil, and Provigil. In the United States modafinil is classified as a schedule IV controlled substance and restricted in availability and usage, due to concerns about possible addiction potential. In most other countries it is a prescription drug but not otherwise legally restricted.

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Restlessness, Sleep paralysis, Anxiety

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on August 17, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Restlessness, anxiety and sleep paralysis on the second day. No symptom happened again after that. Might stop working after a few weeks if taken daily. Ideal when taken interm...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Tremor, Headache, Nausea, Pain, Tachycardia, Anxiety, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Disturbance in attention, Muscle spasms, Cognitive disorder

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on August 1, 2015 @ 12:00 am

... improvement in cognitive function; improved memory; Severe headaches; anxiety (which can sometimes lead to feelings of parnoia); intermittent tachycardia episodes; tremors; occasional OCD episodes; in...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Anxiety, Irritability

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on July 24, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Took 3 weeks at 100mg before any noticeable effects. Upped dosage to 200mg at 4 weeks. Worked well for wakefulness, but had increased anxiety and extreme irritability. I'd rat...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Heart rate increased

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on July 3, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Not much. Probably contributes to my clenching teeth. I have a rapid heartbeat, but I take Adderall too, so can't blame it on the Provigil alone. Provigil was a lifesaver. I i...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Insomnia

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on June 17, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Inability to sleep if taken too late in the day. After needing to change MS medications, was faced with life altering fatigue. This medication had done wonders for my quality ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on June 15, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Fast talking sometimes not each time I take one

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Headache, Decreased appetite

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on April 10, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: My first week of taking the drug I experienced headaches and loss of appetite. Those side effects faded and I have never had an issue with them again even going off and back on the dru...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Tremor, Headache, Anxiety

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on April 8, 2015 @ 12:00 am

... that I had to fight w my insurance company all the way to a administrarive hearing level to get coverage. .. which I did In the beginning, and even still occasionally, I get the shakes along w a ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Abdominal discomfort, Adverse drug reaction

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on January 30, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Terrible blood in urine, stomach pains, arthritis symptoms Horrible

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Weight decreased, Weight increased

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on January 28, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Non,BUT!!! I stopped taking it for about 5 months,over the winter,due to insurance non-coverage,and I lost 25 lbs,with absolutely NO effort.Went back on Provigil? I gained it all back i...


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