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Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
12/17/2009 10:59:58 PM

Reviewer: Lele6533, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Nuvigil worked great for the 5 days I took it. I was on 250mg 1x per day when I started getting an itchy red rash on both of my hands. I quit taking it and two days after I quit I had to go to the Urgent Care because the rash was getting much worse. It was a bumpy, red, itchy rash that made the top of my right hand swell up so bad it looked like a small boxing glove. I had a little bit on my l ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
12/11/2009 3:16:24 PM

Reviewer: Georgia, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My experience with Nuvigil has been great. But I noticed other reviews some folks seemed to NOT have read the the cautions. So let me make this one VERY easy to read: NUVIGIL may cause you to have a serious allergic reaction that may be LIFE THREATENING. If you develop any kind of RASH, HIVES, SORES, SWELLING, or trouble swallowing or breathing, "stop taking NUVIGIL and call your doctor r ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
12/8/2009 8:35:55 AM

Reviewer: Elizabeth, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
When I first switched from Provigil to Nuvigil I experienced nausea as many people reported; however, this subsided after a few days. Nuvigil works great and give me the energy I need to function but I no longer have the afternoon crash from Provigil as I often forgot to take my noontime dose.

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
12/6/2009 3:47:47 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was on Provigil 200mg twice daily. It helped, but it is meant to only last 4 hours. You can just about set a clock to the 4 hours. It was expensive, due to insurance. Finally, my doctor put me on Nuvigil 300mg samples. It seemed to work much better and is MUCH cheaper-however, don't be surprised if the insurance company requires a sleep study if prescribed over 250mg even if the authorized P ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
11/27/2009 1:45:40 PM

Reviewer: Charrlie, Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Initially it was great. At times it wore off and day sleep episodes ocurred. In addition got rash, right foot pain, moodiness & male breast swlling. It was wonderful when it work.

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