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Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
2/26/2015 9:16:48 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Side effects have been more significant with this drug than any I have ever taken. They include mild nausea, pressure around eyes, dry eyes, and anxiety. Side effects may be due to interactions with omeprazole and/or duloxetine.

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
2/23/2015 7:36:25 AM

Reviewer: ladybug2535, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Mixed reviews for this med. I was on Provigil for a year, and had to quit due to excruciating headaches--which started near the end of that year and just got worse. Nuvigil also gives me headaches, but not as severe. This may be due to the fact that I'm on a relatively low dose and taking it PRN rather than daily. This decision was made due to the anxiety and impulsive behavior Nuvigil can ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
2/7/2015 2:13:42 PM

Reviewer: sillychick1972, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on Nuvigil 250mg per day for over 2 years. I have Lupus and Narcolepsy and my life was passing me by because all I wanted to do is sleep. I found this med to be extremely helpful. I am able to do everyday stuff now and keep up with my 7yr. old son. I am fortunate that my insurance pays 100% of the cost, however it did require a "hearing" to get approval. Now, they approve it ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
2/4/2015 8:25:17 AM

Reviewer: i hate you nuvigil , 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I just wrote the last review, forgot a few things, it does nothing for brain fog it just jacks you up and makes you feel miserable, also, it causes a lot of really nasty long term and short term things NO ONE WANTS like neurological problems like alzheimer's it is a VERY BAD DRUG!

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
2/4/2015 8:19:13 AM

Reviewer: I ONLY TOOK IT A FEW TIMES, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took it for about six or so reasons it supposedly was made for... I almost died, it was horrible! I don't recommend this UNLESS you can tolerate coffee this is like an extended release coffee tablet, don't drink caffeine on it though. This is VERY dangerous and IT CAUSES OTHER FUN PROBLEMS LIKE ELEVATED BLOOD PLASMA SO EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT TAKING NUVIGIL ONE DAY AND HAVE LITERALLY TWO OR ... Show Full Comment

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