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    Condition: Other
    9/28/2007 2:15:52 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I am a computer programmer with MS, and was having trouble concentrating/staying awake at work. Provigil helps me do my work. However, my doctor does not want me to take it everyday.

    Condition: Other
    9/27/2007 9:31:51 PM

    Reviewer: faye, 45-54 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:
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    Condition: Other
    9/23/2007 12:16:12 AM

    Reviewer: rheeah7, 45-54 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 have cfs with severe spine and disc problems. Between pain and exaustion what I normally feel is very extreme. I have just started 100mg of the Provigil and have already felt the difference. I have been alert, able to complete tasks and even got out in my garden. Although I overdid it, I felt great getting outside. I have learned to take it very early in A.M. as the later I take it the longer I ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    9/21/2007 2:24:48 AM

    Reviewer: Richard.Patterson, 25-34 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: 5

    Comment:
    Provigil has dramatically improved my quality of life. I've had MS for the past 5 years, but only started having fatigue problems within the last year. My insurance company caused me trouble a couple months ago because they didn't want to pay the high price for this miracle drug. It resulted in me missing several days of work because I CANNNOT FUNCTION without Provigil.

    Condition: Other
    9/18/2007 10:03:29 PM

    Reviewer: pague2002, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I currently take 400mg every morn....I have MS, worked great for the first couple of months, now I feel like I am wasting my money on insurance copay. It no longer halps me be not so tired during the day.

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