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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Provigil oral.

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Condition: Other
11/27/2013 7:21:59 AM

Reviewer: marie, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

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I had chronic fatigue after a Lyme-type disease, then stopped walking, got depressed, gained weight, and got breast cancer. Treated with two surgeries and had radiation-related fatigue. I am a nurse who had experience with cancer patients who took Provigil, and asked to try it. My M.D. prescribed it three years ago. I found it to be the best thing for me. I had tried various antidepressants but go ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/22/2013 2:38:42 AM

Reviewer: 13-18 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

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Current Rating: 5

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Condition: Other
8/23/2013 2:49:26 PM

Reviewer: tumblebrook, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

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I'm a classic Narcolepsy sufferer; having at one time or another, experienced everything recognized as associated with the condition. Provigil, has been for me, amazingly effective with only side effect being a mild hangover after 24 hrs. (only drawback) prohibitively, expensive.

Condition: Other
6/22/2013 11:04:07 AM

Reviewer: MS Fatigued , 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was taking this RX for fatigue resulting from Multiple Sclerosis. My insurance company is now declining appeals by my neurologist to prescribe this medicine because the FDA does not show that it benefits people with my disease. I have been benefiting from taking this RX for 4 years and am now being told there is no benefit by the FDA and my insurance company. When initially prescribed this RX MS ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/17/2013 10:54:45 PM

Reviewer: Pauli74, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started taking this for excessive tiredness during the day. I was constantly falling asleep in while driving etc. At first I had massive headaches about mid afternoon everyday but over time they went away. Now, I wouldn't trade this for anything. I am able to stay awake when needed but can still nap if I have time. I finally feel normal!

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