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Long Term Effects Of Provigil
Been on provigil for narcolepsy for 10yrs are then any studies for possible problems with long term use?
Unlikely: Most patients on Provigil do very well without any long-term problems. Always prudent to periodically check liver fnctns and blood count just in case, but unlikely any issues. Also, positive is fact that tolerance with Provigil is rather uncommon, so doseage can stay stable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About an hour: After oral ingestion, should start being absorbed in about 45-60 min, with blood levels stabilizing within 90-120 hrs maximum. If an effect is not experienced by then may need to ramp up dosage, but usually 200 mg daily should work. However, if generic, may not get absorbed as well. And some need Nuvigil instead. ...Read more
About a day: The half life (time it requires for 50% of the medication to be eliminated from the body) is roughly 15 hours. The clinical effects of the medication are typically gone in under a day. The medication is almost completely cleared from your system within a few days. ...Read more
Will provigil show up in urine if so what for and how long will it stay in your urine if you are a about 200ld and 5'3?
Provigil show up in urine: Relative bioavailability of the sustained-release tablet compared to the immediate-release tablet, measured by the urinary excretion of in adults. The time to peak rate in children was 4.7 hours (1.3 - 8.2 hours) for the sustained-release tablets and 1.9 hours (0.3 - 4.4 hours) for immediate-release tablets. An average of 67% of a sustained-release tablet dose was excreted in children compared to 86% in adults. ...Read more
Long time smoker w/narcolepsy on provigil since 2003 with CEA of 13. Ct and pet & labs normal any other reason for high CEA besides smoking?
Wakefulness: Modafinil is classified as a somnolytic, and promotes alertness and wakefulness through selective activation of wake and sleep centers in the central nervous system. The fda has approved its use in nacrolepsy, adjunctive treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness associated with obstructive sleep apnea, and shift-work sleep disorder. Off-label, it's used for adhd and adjectively for depression. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm concerned. My sister is consuming daily 200 mg of provigil daily during his exams(over 1 month). What are the riskiest side effects?
Safe: Provigil is a medication to decrease excessice daytime sleepiness. It is a pro-histamine and increases wakefulness and can sharpen awareness. It can help ms fatigue and other conditions. It is usually not given for attentention. It seems that your sister is taking it as a stimulant. Short term there are few risks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was put on 200 mg provigil today and taken off adderal 30mg 2x/day. What are the possible side effects of switching and is the dosage similar?
Noticeable change: The intention behind the change is important to know and so i can only surmise what it was although both good and bad things may happen as with most changes. The Provigil is more subtle in both therapeutic effects and side effects. The Provigil may cause less jitteriness and anxiety and will not have appetite suppression. Monitor for a strange rash or malaise from rare allergic reaction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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