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Is "Provigil" an FDA approved prescription drug?

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Patricia Foster
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: 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

In brief: 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
Dr. Patricia Foster
Dr. Patricia Foster
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Dr. Charles Gordon
Other uses For Modafinil: OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea)
Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: It is!

Provigil is a controlled substance approved my the FDA.
Modafinil is the ingredient and is generic!

In brief: It is!

Provigil is a controlled substance approved my the FDA.
Modafinil is the ingredient and is generic!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Matthew Smith
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Matthew Smith
Dr. Matthew Smith
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