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Does provigil work for excessive daytime sleepiness?
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes. It is an fda approved drug for eds (excessive daytime sleepiness).
But i would try to determine why there is eds in the first place. A sleep study is a good start as well as an veal by a sleep specialist.

In brief: Yes
Yes. It is an fda approved drug for eds (excessive daytime sleepiness).
But i would try to determine why there is eds in the first place. A sleep study is a good start as well as an veal by a sleep specialist.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Provigil is indicated for excessive daytime sleepiness in narcolepsy, osa and shift work.
It is often very helpful but depending on the severity of your sleepiness significant residual may remain.

In brief: Yes
Provigil is indicated for excessive daytime sleepiness in narcolepsy, osa and shift work.
It is often very helpful but depending on the severity of your sleepiness significant residual may remain.
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Dr. Mark Reynolds
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