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Would it cost for provigil?

Would it cost for provigil?

It's expensive: But will be generic soon. It is known generically as modafanil and is made by several companies, especially india. Why sun pharmaceuticals can sell modalert 200 mg for 1.59$ and Provigil is $14 is beyond me. Teva has bought cephalon and owns the next 2 companies i line who could make generics. In 2-3 years the price will come down and i'll bet use increases. It's a good medicine. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Noga
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What are the effects of provigil on narcolepsy?

What are the effects of provigil on narcolepsy?

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 more

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Provigil/modafinal and risks to liver, should I be concerned?

Provigil/modafinal and risks to liver, should I be concerned?

FDA says..: Whenever you want to know an answer to this question for any medicine, one valuable resource is the FDA approved prescribing PDF. Europe has a similar product. These pdf's almost universally answer that question. Provigil does not require monitoring of liver functioning. ...Read more

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Can I take provigil if I have Parkinsons ?

It depends: Provigil has been used with daytime somnolence(sleepiness) in Parkinson's patients. But if someone has psychosis associated with their Parkinson's then Provigil may be best avoided as it can worsen these features. ...Read more

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Can you drink caffeine while taking provigil?

Yes but....: Yes , you can but you should be careful because there is a greater risk of side effects. Provigil and caffeine are both wakefulness promoting agents, so it is possible that the stimulatory effects of the two drugs will be increased when taken together. Use caffeine and other stimulants like energy drink etc with caution. ...Read more

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What are the long term side effects of nuvigil and provigil?

What are the long term side effects of nuvigil and provigil?

See below: The long-term effects of provigil, which has been prescribed in the us since 1998, are unknown. Users say there are few or no side effects, especially compared with other stimulants. ...Read more

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Can a blood test show elevated levels of provigil/modafinil?

Can a blood test show elevated levels of provigil/modafinil?

Provigil levels: Provigil comes in 100 and 200 mg strengths. Most drug levels can be measured in the blood, but not everyone does esoteric testing and you will need to measure peak and trough levels to really get a handle on your "average" blood level. If you are taking the lower dose you might want to discuss with your provider your concerns and consider upping the dose. Drug testing can be expensive, though. ...Read more

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Can u take 200mg modalert "modafinil" (generic provigil) with 1 lortab 5mg?

Yes, but: This looks like a question you should be asking your doctor. I guess what troubles me is that this sounds like you're getting these two drugs from two different doctors. Best both know what the other is prescribing. ...Read more