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... insurance is now paying for it, so haven't had to go to Mexico in a while. But the generic worked EXACTLY like the US version. ... (17 replies)
... Description of Service/Assessment/Background Information: Provigil (modafinil) is a wakefulness-promoting agent for oral administration. Provigil is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to improve wakefulness in patients with excessive sleepiness associated with narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea/hyponea syndrome, and shift work sleep disorder. Use of... (17 replies)
... same company, a few tweaks... It's a way to get a brand name version out there since provigil is going generic? ... (17 replies)

... I was told by the NMSS, my doctor and my pharmacy, that modafinil is the chemical name for provigil. It is not available as a generic at this time. My insurance company refuses to refill my prescription. It is no longer covered because they said it is not approved for MS. ... (17 replies)
... My doctor gave me a week sample supply of Provigil first. But I had a really bad reaction so I quit taking it after the 3rd or 4th day. Then we tried Amantadine. That was GREAT ... ... (17 replies)
... Modafinil is the generic for Provigil and has been out for quite some time... ... (17 replies)
... I was wondering if anyone else was having problems with getting provigil right now. It has helped my fatigue so much. I have been out for two weeks now and am starting to feel the effects. ... (17 replies)
... I only got meds AFTER I was on disability! I feel like a fraud some days because the meds are working so well, you know? But before? I don't know how I'd be without them... It was getting really bad, the fatigue, the flares were daily, and the exacerbations were downright scary... Since I've been on Rebif, my MRI is unchanged and the Provigil... Well, that was scary the... (17 replies)
... wants to pay for Provigil for MS patients. Glad your doc got ammunition, sorry it was necessary... ... (17 replies)
... Yes, you probably should. You can verify this yourself....its been out since 2006- and plenty of people are using it. Its also out under several other names... Generics are available after 21 years...any drug can have copies (generics) at this time...and believe me, this drug was quick to have generics marketed. Some of the generics were pulled from the shelves in Canada- but... (17 replies)
... Hi, Yesterday my nuero was able to get nuvigil approved for me . I know this thread is about provigil, however it appears that this works well for fatique. Anyone on nuvigil? Any side effects are issues? (17 replies)
... I am going to call my neuro and ask him about Alertec. I think this is provigil marketed in Canada and can be purchased on line. ... (17 replies)
Provigil again
Jun 8, 2007
... Hi All. I am taking Provigil and it is working well for me - but I have seen on this board that it doesn't work well for everyone. I just want to say something about "risk of dependency". I've had considerable experience with addictive stimulants/amphetamines (cocaine, meth, generic "speed" - MANY YEARS AGO!) and will NOT take anything similar. I'm into my second 30 pills,... (7 replies)
... It's the new generic. How much does the generic costs, where you are? ... (2 replies)
... The Pharmacy where I go for my son's meds will always suggest changing to a generic. They always call the doctor's office before making the switch. If your doctor approves, then make the change to save money. :angel: (2 replies)
Mar 22, 2005
... and she said " all it is is a prescription for alieve . She also prescribed Provigil for the fatigue during the week. Provigil is used to treat people that fall asleep standing up. She said it's kinda like speed but you dont get the energy rush fast then get tired fast like speed. ... (8 replies)
... My doctor put me on Amantadine for my fatigue. It's an antiviral also used to treat Parkinson's... It's also pretty cheap because it's the generic now. After about a month of feeling great again, the effectiveness wore down and it's been really hit and miss with my energy... ... (5 replies)
... I just got on this new drug, Nuvigil, YESTERDAY. I've known about it for years, but every attempt to get a prescription was thwarted for some reason or another. Last year, my insurance carrier wouldn't even cover modafinil (the generic of Provigil) because my diagnosis is not for narcalepsy! Nope. Sorry. I've got MS. ANYWAY!! This drug is amazing! I just noticed in... (2 replies)
May 18, 2011
... I exercised regurlarly for many months. I was diagnosed with MS in 2002 and about 3 years ago began having daily migraines. I decided to "get healthy". I did find my energy levels were better and I slept better but the doctor did finally put me on Provigil. My only complaint with it is the cost as there is not a generic. (3 replies)
... pill at noon, but that doesn't perk me up at all. I took a generic Benadryl thinking the disconnectedness I was feeling was a lot like my usual sinus crud. ... (5 replies)

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