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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of modafinil Oral.

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Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
4/30/2009 10:18:55 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
4/25/2009 2:10:15 PM

Reviewer: kmcunnin, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have idiopathic hypersomnolence... or excessive daytime sleepiness with no known cause. I have fallen asleep at the wheel enough times to know how important this medicine is to my life and to others. I feel like this medicine makes it a little bit easier to stay awake. I still have to use caffeine and a light book to keep myself fully awake, but anything is better than the aderall i was taking p ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
9/21/2008 6:06:35 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I can function at work now without having to take naps on my lunch break. No more coffee and "NO-DOZ" to get me through the day. I can concentrate on my daily tasks and I feel like my life is becoming normal again. I actually have enough enrgy to exercise at the end of my day. It's changed my life completely.

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
8/4/2008 1:44:09 PM

Reviewer: PD1977, 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:
I had Fibromyalgia symptoms due to Severe Mitral Valve Prolapse, and I also suffered a neck injury due to a rear-end collison. In November '07, I underwent cervical fusion surgery for two protruding disks. Because of the surgery, I now suffer from Post-Traumatic Hypothyroidism. Started Provigil in April '08, and it has cut down on daytime sleepiness. No side effects, no nervousness or jitt ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
4/28/2008 1:39:37 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
excellent results in reversing day sleeping as well as fostering natural night sleep. Able to work during the day with greater attention and strength of focus toward normal life functionsl

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