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Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
2/13/2014 5:04:27 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I used Cylert for 22years. It was far more effective that Nuvigil. I could adjust its strength when needed. It was a generic in the later years so its cost was dramatically less. Nothing else has been as effective for me. Nothing else

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
12/9/2013 8:41:56 PM

Reviewer: Jill, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I began taking Nuvigil over 6 months ago, due to excessive daytime sleepiness and sleep apnea. The medicine worked great at first, but after a couple of weeks, I still had/have headaches and nausea daily. My brain feels alert, but is foggy and my concentration is gone. It has really affected my vision. I can't see things like I did before I started the medicine and my anxiety is terrible. I h ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
8/24/2013 9:12:58 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Having severe headaches and nausea. Cried for a whole day and see people walking through doors! Going off this stuff! Going blind, don't drive anymore anyway. Can't the headaches!!

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
8/22/2013 5:29:18 PM

Reviewer: Purr, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have Been on Nuvigil for 2 weeks now , due to Narcopelosey , yes , It keeps me awake ,but it also messes with my blood sugars , and I have been constipated also , I read the warnings on the medications I am given and I discuss them with my Dr. also , these are not posted on Nuvigils' Site !! And why hasn't anyone came up with a diet plan for us ....Food for thought !!

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
7/30/2013 8:14:26 AM

Reviewer: japan92254, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have Fibro, CFS, and MCS. THis medication has been a life saver for me and my family. Unlike so many other meds, I've had no reactions other than feeling like my old self. I can keep up with my 12 yr old and all the responsibilities of caring for elderly parents and relatives. Unfortunately, I changed medicare insurance at the beginning of the year to AARP since my last yr insurance cha ... Show Full Comment

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