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... I asked my doc about Provigil because I was scared to death at the time about taking a stimulent med, aka, Ritalin or Adderall knowing they are widely abused. ... (7 replies)
... Sleep apnea causes ADHD symptoms, so maybe you just have sleep apnea and not true ADHD. Would explain why your sleep apnea meds are so helpful for your ADHD symptoms. ... (19 replies)
Provigil for ADD?
May 15, 2006
... I write this with some reserve because as a female in my 30's, I am not sure how much of my experience will apply to your son. All I can say is that in my case, Provigil has worked wonders for me. ... (7 replies)

... Excellent question...I've wondered the same thing. My shrink gives me concerta for ADHD, and my neuro gives me provigil for sleepiness from sleep apnea...he insists it does nothing for ADHD, but I think it does. ... (19 replies)
... univ with Provigil. I agreed and have been taking them for a week. Now that I am doing more research online, I see that Intuniv is an almost brand new drug and Provigil is for sleep issues. When she outlined my treatment options, I thought Provigil was similar to Adderall and Rittilan. ... (0 replies)
Provigil for ADHD
Jun 10, 2005
... In my med pack, it says the most common side effects of Provigil are headace, nausea, nervousness, stuff nose, diarrhea, back pain, anxiety, trouble sleeping, dizzinessm and upset stomach. ... (1 replies)
... Has anyone had any experience with provigil for treating ADHD. My doctor recomended it for my daughter as an alternative to stimulants as she devloped a tic while on stimulants. ... (1 replies)
... True, but the apnea is treated & I still have ADHD. (19 replies)
... Hi! It is soo good to hear from other mothers going through similar stuff. I am the mother of seven children. Two of my boys have adhd. One has Autism Spectrum Disorder(high functioning) with add symptoms(common I hear with ASD. I was one of those mothers that was reluctant to even lean towards that diagnosis with my older boy(15 yrs). Why? Because he seemed to be... (12 replies)
... provigil, concerta, and adderral. The stimulant medications work 10x better for me. I am much more focused on everything in my life and can get things done. The provigil just makes me jittery, the concerta kinda sucked IMO, but adderral did wonders for me. ... (9 replies)
... I was prescribed Provigil (200mg) 2 weeks ago, but It gives me pounding headeaches. But I have also been on Straterra, Concerta, Effexor XR, and Lexapro, and now I'm telling my doctor that I want Adderral? My doctor is going to think im crazy! My cousin had some and it is the perfect medication for me, but I think the doctor is scared, because it can be addictive. But so is... (9 replies)
Provigil for ADD?
May 22, 2006
... s wearing off sometimes I'm a little irritable. My 16 yr old child has adhd. At 15 she was diagnosed with anxiety and depression as well. Her doc took her off of adhd meds and put her on 10mg of Lexapro. She feels much better. ... (7 replies)
... If the sleep apnea meds help with the adhd - sounds like you are ahead of the game. (19 replies)
... Well you did say that your sleep apnea treatment helps your ADD, was just a thought ya know. :) (19 replies)
Mar 15, 2003
... Although the jury is still out, it appears that Provigil can be effective in treating ADD for some people. ... (6 replies)
... My doctor has two ADHD kids. That puts her in better position than just well educated. She has to live with it. ... (5 replies)
... My issue isn't so much with hyperactivity though hence why I said I had ADD not ADHD but more congnitive. While concerta helped with my paying attention it did not help with reading nor papers, I still could not focus on those tasks. ... (2 replies)
... Why did your doctor prescribe Provigil rather than a FDA approved for ADHD med? ... (5 replies)
... would trigger symptoms and should stay away from them for a while. I was put on Provigil for ADHD and was doing fine, and when the stimulants Provigil and Concerta did well, my doctor is now contemplating on putting me on Adderall. ... (5 replies)
... I don't know whether to mention ADHD directly or just describe the symptoms. She should pick up on it, as she's in the medical field, but may not. ... (6 replies)

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