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Sunosi with Modafanil

Is it okay to take a 75mg Sunosi in the morning (5-6am) and then take a 200mg Modafanil around 12? ## They are in different medication classes, so there are times a doctor may prescribe them together, if necessary, but you shouldn't combine them, without a physician's approval. Sunosi contains Solriamfetol, it is a dopamine, and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, while Modafanil is an actual stimulant. The typical side effects of taking them may include nausea, dizziness, headache, insomnia, nervousness, mood changes, and anorexia. Have they both been prescribed for you? Are you on any other medications? ## s, both have been prescribed for me. I have never discussed taking them on the same day. I do take other prescribed medications but nothing that is contraindicated to not tak...

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Generic Modafinil, Provigil (brand) or Nuvigil Experiences

Hey all, 1. Anyone tried varying generics of Modafinil? Which ones, and did they work? Anyone tried brand Provigil (super pricey!) as well and can compare the two? 2. Anyone try Modafinil or Provigil and also tried the considerably cheaper brand Nuvigil (or even generic Nuvigil; please specify which generic). Did they affect you differently? How so, especially in terms of mood, motivation, energy, wakefulness, and task initiation (the latter for ADHD people). How long did it last, and how much longer than Modafinil/Provigil? Please include what doses were optimal! The full story: I have severe ADHD and severe excessive daytime sleepiness since childhood and adolescence, respectively. Perfect physical health otherwise. ADHD meds help many of my ADHD symptoms, but do nothing for my fatigu...

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Modafinil (Provigil) has helped me

I have been using Modafinil (provigil) for a little over a year now, I work a night shift and it's hard for me to adjust back to the living world on my days off until a buddy told me about modafinil. It has really changed my life, I am no longer a Zombie on my days off and it really keeps me focused on the many projects I work on on my days off. How has your experience been with this medication? ## Hello, Wizarddrm! How are you? I'm glad that this medication is working so well for you. Many people have found it effective at helping with shift work sleep disorder. It carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability and insomnia. Can anyone chime in with experiences taking it? ## I just found this message. I'...

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Modalert 200mg Tablet Information

I found a white oval pill with no markings other than having a line through the middle. The drug should be generic modafinil from India. Is this correct? ## Hi ted, Unfortunately, when you order medications from overseas without a marking, there's really no easy way to identify it unless you want to pay to have a lab analyze its ingredients. However, if you know which pharmacy you got it from, you can always try contacting your credit card company to dispute a bad transaction. It's possible that they may work with you in getting your money back. Does anyone else happen to recognize this tablet? ## Modalert (modafinil) is used to treat narcolepsy (a disease that causes excessive daytime drowsiness) and shift work sleep disruption (sleepiness during scheduled waking hours and diff...

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Modafinil with alcohol

My specialist wants to prescribe me Modafinil for narcolepsy and I'm doing some research into it and its effects. A lot of stuff online says you can't have alcohol if you've taken it. Wondering if anyone has real-world experience of this? Do you need to be as careful as it makes out? Is that an overcautious warning due to lack of research or is it true and it's bye bye Friday night wine? ## I have a friend who takes Provigil and he didn’t stop drinking socially. I would be careful though, I take adderall and I know that it can sometimes keep me from “feeling” the effects of alcohol even though it definitely is affecting me, so maybe that’s the concern? I would ask your doctor though. ## I lost control faster when drinking on modafinil. ## Here...

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My Modafinil prescription is not affordable and now I have to detox from it

I had been ordering Modafinil with the permission of my Psychiatrist for 5 years with no problem from 3 different overseas pharmacies. Last week I got a letter from U.S. Customs telling me they seized the most recent package, and I would be fined and federally prosecuted if I was caught doing it again. Now I have to go off of it. I have two weeks left. I heard the detox is terrible but my doctor said to just stop it. I have no choice. I have no where to get it. So I am advising one thing and asking one question: Please don't think you can't get caught buying drugs overseas! Be careful and think it through. I was lucky with just a warning! My question is has anyone ever detoxed off of 200 mgs. Modafinil twice a day, and what was it like? ## Nobody thinks they're going to get ...

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Increased libido on Nuvigil

I have just been diagnosed with narcolepsy and have been taking Nuvigil for five days and now all I can think about is intercourse, all day, all night. I have tried taking care of myself but still never feel satiated. This is very unusual for me, I am usually way too tired to bother with intercourse with my husband but he is all I think about now. I kinda like this feeling but it's a bit over the top. Anyone else get this kind of side effect and did it eventually go away? ## Hello- I have just been prescribed nuvigil and my libido is already elevated compared to my wife. I am sorry i know this doesn't answer your question. I just was wondering since you have posted this question if your drive has subsided or stayed the same, etc? I've been reading everything I can about this...

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Nuvigil Crash and effects

I have been taking Nuvigil for a week to treat shift work sleep disorder. The first two times didnt have a huge effect on me but the third did and it was awesome. I stayed awake i was very productive and i experienced mental clarity beyond explaination. However, it only lasted about 4 1/2 hours before i felt the crash. The crash caused me sever anxiety, a killer migraine(i am prone to them already), a racing heart and pain in my chest and fatigue both mentally and physically. I get an overwhelming rush of depression, extreme memory losd, and a feeling that im forgetting something that i can not shake. I get extremely dehydrated which im determining to be the cause of the migraine. I cant sleep through the crash and when i finally can, i feel as though i were awakr the whole time. I dont...

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Doctor in Pittsburgh PA who will prescribe Modafinil

I am trying to find a doctor in Pittsburgh PA who will prescribe modafinil to treat shift work sleep disorder. I've struggled with this for years (though I actually had a couple of good years when I could get adrafinil - which is metabolized into modafinil - which really helped, but that was discontinued long ago), but as the demands of my work and new responsibilities have arisen, the last few months have been worse than it's ever been. My primary care doctor flatly refuses to prescribe it - he says that, while he agrees I'm probably right in my self-diagnosis, he doesn't know enough about shift work sleep disorder to diagnose it, and he doesn't know enough about the use of modafinil to treat shift work sleep disorder to be comfortable prescribing it. He wants me to...

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Nuvigil 250 mg causing mood swings and fatigue?

I have been on 250 mg of Nuvigil 1 1/2 weeks prescribed by my sleep doctor. First day was very good but as the days progressed I have had some mood swings, still feel like I need a nap in the afternoon, and feel bloated with a slight headache and rear neck pain. I have sleep apnea and use a cpap which stops the snoring but not feeling rested. I'm waiting for my doctor to call me to discuss the side effects and what he recommends. Not very happy at this time. Need to find a solution to feel awake and energized. ## I too have sleep apnea...I just took my first dose of 250mg, i was hesitant to try it because of all the side effects. I foolishly took it at 5pm after work and while I would be home in case i had a reaction. Well, i was more alert & did not crash from exhaustion, but I...

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Modafinil and fatigue while running

I've been taking Modafinil for a couple of years (100 mg a day) but in the last two months instead of feeling better when running I feel dizzy and irritable. My legs get tired and every couple of miles I have to stop. Considering that I've been running in the heat I probably shouldn't take it when the temperature is fairly high. Last year I didn't have these kind of problems. Any suggestions coming from your own experience? Thanks!

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Modafinil and Viagra Mix. Any Positive Effects?

If I mix Modafinil & Viagra, what can I expect? Any positive results if I have ED? What if I don't have ED & mix both meds? I know there can be minor interaction & some side effects, but what are some of the positive results of mixing? ## Maybe increased heart attack risk?

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Nuvigil Experience

Taking Nuvigil 150 mg for 2 days, feeling awesome as compared to before -awake and productive all day. I still yawn like I'm tired all day but stay awake. Also i cant stop swallowing and drinking water like constantly. Headaches. The main thing is im a chronic pain patient and i dont even want or need my pain meds until it wears off!! Anyone else have a similar experience? ## Yes. I have general chronic muscle pain. Nuvigil reduces that pain. ## I've been abusing opiate pills for years, last year or so I've been using every single day. I came across some of these nuvigil pills recently and since taking them my opiate use has decreased significantly. Not sure what to make of this really

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Feeling funny hours after taking Modafinil

I recently started Modafinil 200mg 1x day. I've been taking it in the morning to treat my exhaustion from idiopathic hypersomnia. It has been wonderful... however, the last three days I have noticed around late afternoon I begin to feel a bit off. My head slightly hurts, my body feels a bit overstimulated, as if I'm not sure if I want to go lay down or go run a lap, but I definitely can't stand the thought of talking to people anymore. I'm also slightly dizzy. Not head spinning dizzy, but just feel a bit off kilter. Has anyone else experienced something like this? Could this possibly be the effects of the drug wearing off toward the end of the day? I might cut them in half and take one half in the morning and one half at noon like my doctor suggested to help ease me into...

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What is Nuvigil used for?

What is Nuvigil it for? Any information would be helpful. ## Need information on NUVIGIO please . Thank You ## Nuvigil is a stimulant class medication that is most commonly used to treat sleepiness from sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and some types of ADHD. The FDA warns that there is a risk of these medications being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, headache, dizziness, insomnia, and nervousness Ref: Medline Plus Nuvigil Is there anything I can help with?

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Namfill 200 (Modafinil)

Hi There - I filled my Provigil prescription but received NAMFIL 200 instead. Searching around does not reveal much except that it is manufactured by a company called Naman Pharma Drugs. Does anyone have any experience with this medication? I fear it could be the wrong medicine. ## I have taken Modafanil for over 5 years and i have never heard of "Namfil 200". Even as a substitute for Provigil.

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Provigil & pregnancy/nursing

I'm wondering if anyone else out there took this drug during pregnancy or breastfeeding and what their experience was. I know anecdotal evidence is not scientific proof of anything, but studying pregnant women is not ethical. I noticed they just started a provigil pregnancy registry to track women who choose to stay on it while pregnant but I'm guessing it will be some time until we hear any results from that. I chose to stay on it during my pregnancy because I had to work and drive safely. I lowered my dose to the lowest amount I can function on. My son was born completely healthy, very social, happy, no health issues. However, in order to breastfeed, I was switched to ritalin since there is more information available about it and breastfeeding. I hate it... it barely works (I ...

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Sexual side effects of nuvigil

Been doing some research on Nuvigil. On day three with no major side effects, light headache and slight dry mouth. Wife would state at time that I'm acting a little off, but I don't notice. I been reading and noticing a lot of people complaining about the same common muscle and joint pain, no mention of any sexual side effect of increase or decrease, did read two comments about becoming fixated in self pleasure but not sure if should be taken serious. Anyone has anything to comment about any side effect, increase or decrease? ## The FDA doesn't list any such issues among the side effects, along with what you've already mentioned, the side effects of Nuvigil typically include nausea, loss of appetite, diarrhea, elevated heart rate, and elevated blood pressure. How are you...

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Does this work for you?

I really can't tell if Provigil helps me or not. I take it to help me stay awake due to tiredness associated with MS. Does anyone else take this and do you feel like it really helps you? ## He Debbi: For me it really does make a difference. I type at work and kept getting tired spells and falling asleep at the computer. I would fall asleep, start dreaming and wake up and this would go on repeatedly and I had to recheck my work so much that I was not getting enough done. Provigil has really helped in that department. I rarely have that problem. I have been off the Provigil a couple of times and take 1/2 a caffeine pill (even though I'm drinking coffee, doesn't help) but when I do this I have to wait for the pill to work, where as if I take Provigil it works as a preventive ag...

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Doctors who prescribe provigil in ny

Does anyone know of a Doctor or Soecialist that will prescribe provigil in the NY area? I’ve been on it before and adderall off and on for over ten years. I don’t know who to ask? Also if you know anyone that also writes scripts for phentermine (adipex) that would help with the 30lbs I gained from being on prednisone for a year Thanks!

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