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I am having trouble staying awake and focusing, despite sufficient sleep and healthy habits. Is a Provigil/modafinil prescription advisable?

Down, boy. If your car was hard to start in the morning and kept stalling out on hot days, would you go to Pep Boys and get some Magic Startum or would you take it in to your mechanic to find out what was wrong? The same applies to your body. It's as true in medicine as in auto repair: First diagnosis, then treatment. If you want to cross the finish line, you have to run the race. Read more...

Is "Provigil" an FDA approved prescription drug?

Yes. Provigil is an FDA prescription drug used mostly for narcolepsy or excessive daytime sleepiness from other causes. http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/index.cfm?fuseaction=Search.DrugDetails. Read more...
Yes. It is a medicine that psychiatrists sometimes use "off-label" for anergia, cognitive problems, and depression. Fear that it would prove to be addictive have not born out. Read more...
It is! Provigil is a controlled substance approved my the FDA. Modafinil is the ingredient and is generic! Read more...

I want to know if there is a prescription for fatigue besides provigil or nuvigil?

What is its cause? You may want to consider a full medical work up to rule out other possible causes for fatigue. Thousands of illnesses can cause fatigue, chronic pain being one of them. Depression and long term use of pain killers, being just a few examples. Work closely with your pain specialist and psychiatrist to find better ways of dealing with fatigue. Read more...
Sorry to say, but... The best way to relieve fatigue is not with neuro-stimulants, but by increasing restful sleep, reducing stress, anxiety, and depression, avoiding any drugs or alcohol, eating a low-carb diet with adequate fruits and vegetables, stimulating activities and rewarding personal relationships. Read more...
Fatigue. Instead of treating the symptoms, work with your physician on finding the cause of the fatique and treating that. Read more...

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...
Yes. It's level in the blood can be measured, but will fluctuate wildly since it is out of your system after 14 hrs! Read more...

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...

Is provigil [modafinil] associated with depression?

Provigil. It is a stimulant associated more with anxiety & jitteriness instead of depression. It is however possible to experience some depression when Provigil is coming out of your system by the end of the day, although mild. Read more...

Would it cost for provigil?

EVERYTHING costs. Someone has to pay. Your insurance company probably won't help because it doesn't satisfy their 2 unwritten requirements: 1. It must be inexpensive. 2. It must either be ineffective, or it must have unpleasant side effects so you won't want refills. Read more...
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...