Provigil

Active Ingredient(s): Modafinil
FDA Approved: * December 24, 1998
Pharm Company: * CEPHALON
Category: Narcolepsy

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Provigil Overview

Modafinil, sold under the brand name Provigil among others, is a medication to treat sleepiness due to narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder, or obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).[3][7] In OSA continuous positive airway pressure is the preferred treatment.[3] While it has seen off-label use as a purported cognitive enhancer, sources differs on its effectiveness for this use.[8][9] It is taken by mouth.[3&#...

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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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Provigil (modafinil)

Is this used for treating a cough from leukemia? ## You can see the page on Provigil for more information about this medicine... ## I personally tried this drug and I feel no doping effect after taking it. On the contrary, I felt energized and more focused. This is in contradiction with the World Anti-Doping Agency which prohibits the use of Modafinil. Actually, FDA approved the use and intake of Modafinil as a drug that enhances wakefulness, mental energy and focus. ## I have recently been given a generic brand of provigil that is football shaped and has 200 MG on one side and APO on the other. The label has APTX2 as the manufacturer. I have been taking modafinil for quite a few years for chronic fatigue and hyposomnia. This brand is not even close to being worth taking. I'm curiou...

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Provigil Free 7 Day Trial

I have a hard time staying awake ## I need help I could sleep all day always tired I'm also bypollar depression mood swings ADD ## This site does not provide any prescription medications, it is an information only website. Learn more Provigil details here. And on that note, even the 7 day free trial of this medication that the manufacturer offers requires a doctor's prescription to be obtained from a pharmacy. Have you been diagnosed by a doctor? Do you have a prescription for the medication in question? ## Provigil was use during body Vietnam war it has it drawbacks like really keep i awake days L

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Chronic fatigue and chronic pain

I have degenerative arthritis throughout my body. Latest MRI, yesterday. I've had four spinal fusion surgeries starting at the bottom of my spine. I'm scheduled for neck injection next week. I'm 69 years old and my only income is Social Security. I stay so very tired/exhausted all the time with no idea what to do. My pain clinic doctor gave me a prescription for Nuvigi, but my insurance denied it, and my doc said they would also deny Provigil. I have taken a short course of each of these several years ago, and they helped. If anyone has any suggestions for anything that does not require a prescription, I would really appreciate hearing about it. No pity party here, just want to live the life I have left. Thank you. ## Hello, Mimi! How are you? I'm very sorry about the pr...

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Provigil and blood pressure

I have noticed that taking 100mg of Provigil raises my blood pressure. Anyone else have these same issues? Will it go away over time? ## That is normal, when you take a stimulant, such as this. The FDA does lists it as a common side effect and no, it most likely won't go away, it may actually worsen with time, which is why these medications are not usually prescribed for people with existing high blood pressure. Other side effects may include nausea, dizziness, insomnia, and anorexia. How high has your blood pressure been? You might need to switch to a different medication.

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provigil/cephalon

drug to help fatigue ## I have Lupus and rhuematoid arthritis and suffer from chronic fatigue and pain. I am going to my pain management doctor tomorrow morning and I want to see if he will perscribe me something for fatigue,what do you recommend? I take Adderall but that's for my ADHD and I have been on it for 30 year's and it does nothing for fatigue. Should I ask for generic provigil? And can he perscribe this medicine? Thank you so much. ## Hello, Sarah! How are you? It isn't likely that your doctor will prescribe both, most likely it will be one or the other, the Adderall, or Provigil, since they are both in the same medication class. The FDA warns that these medications carry the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, weight ...

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Discount Card for Provigil

Nuvugil, Provigil's "cousin gave me a year long discount card so with my insurance it would cost no more than $15 a month. BUT Nuvigil gave me whopping headaches where as Provilgil did not. Can you imagine my surprise to find my 20% of total was WAY over $100.00!!!!!!!!!!! Can I get a discount card for Nuvugil? ## It seems that they have an assistance program for low-income individuals that don't have prescription coverage. You can call them for more information at 877-237-4881 Learn more Provigil details here. You can reach the call center from 9am to 8pm EST. Can you post back and let me know if you have any luck? ## My doctor gave me a prescription for provigil, 200 mgs, 30 per month. I found the cheapest store to be a supply store with wheel chairs, etc. So i presented t...

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provigil cost is unfair

I'm on medicare, and my last prescription of Provigil cost $816 for a 30 day supply. I am a recovering liver transplant patient and had suffered from daytime sleepiness from Obstructive sleep apnea and Primary Biliary Cirrhosis. Provigil is prescribed specifically FOR these conditions, but I encounter resistance each time I request a refill. Without this medication, I am literally unable to arise in the morning and participate in a normal day, such as operating a vehicle. In prescribing the medication, my sleep medicine doctor states specifically what conditions I have that require its use. I am currently seeking organizations to which I can apply for help with the cost, and have had no success. The only site I've found for assistance is restricted to patients with no insurance....

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my results with provigil

i have been taking provigil for more than 5 years to stay awake with great results through a can phar with pills form india for a very low cost. i have recenyly lost contact with them. does anyone have any information on a similar source? i am still trying to contact this co. thanks, curt ## NUVIGIL is another one can get it in the US

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l-thyroxine hashimotos

I have had narcolepsy for 15 years and its well controlled with provigil. October of 2014 after 2 1/2 months of different tests I was diagnosed with hashimotos with a 2.2 cm nodule. I have been taking 25mcg of l-thyroxine. I felt real good about 6 weeks after starting it but after being on it about 3 months symptoms started coming back. I never lost the symptom of being cold. I am so tired of being cold. The lack of energy and my legs feel heavy my voice is froggy and sometimes I feel dull pain in my neck. Just switched doctors a couple days ago. New Dr said if l-thyroxine dose isn't right it can cause being cold or hot. I'm waiting for blood work to come back. He is also checking my t3, my old Dr refused to. She said tsh .738(.350-3.74) and free t4 1.14(.76-1.46) were great num...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Modafinil
  • Tablet: 100mg, 200mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Provigil: (11 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 21695-234 Provigil 100 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-235 Provigil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 35356-372 Provigil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Lake Erie Medical Surgical & Supply Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 50436-0201 Provigil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Unit Dose Services
  • 54868-4492 Provigil 100 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-4897 Provigil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55154-0975 Provigil 100 mg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 63459-101 Provigil 100 mg Oral Tablet by Cephalon, Inc.
  • 63459-201 Provigil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Cephalon, Inc.
  • 63629-1611 Provigil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Bryant Ranch Prepack
  • 63629-3388 Provigil 100 mg Oral Tablet by Bryant Ranch Prepack

Other drugs which contain Modafinil or a similar ingredient: (4 results)

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Provigil & pregnancy/nursing
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provigil cost is unfair
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provigil - modafinil
dosage for this medicine varies from how much low to what? Thank you so much in advance for your time and assistance. {e... 6 replies
Provigil in treating CFS
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Provigil (modafinil)
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Provigil Free 7 Day Trial
I have a hard time staying awake ## I need help I could sleep all day always tired I'm also bypollar depression mood... 3 replies
Provigil/Payment help
Having a hard time getting my insurance company to pay for my Provigil; United Healthcare, Medco. They say I can pay for... 3 replies
provigil/cephalon
drug to help fatigue ## I have Lupus and rhuematoid arthritis and suffer from chronic fatigue and pain. I am going to my... 2 replies
Provigil
white oblong pill with 1P 272 on one side with a line down the middle. ## I want ot know this ## Did you want informatio... 2 replies
Provigil and blood pressure
I have noticed that taking 100mg of Provigil raises my blood pressure. Anyone else have these same issues? Will it go aw... 1 reply






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