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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of armodafinil oral.

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Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
2/21/2013 5:07:29 PM

Reviewer: bluebonnet, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with Idiopathic Hypersomnia in 2009 after a thorough 18-hour sleep study. I was started on Provigil originally, but changed to Nuvigil later due to insurance issues. I've had an equally positive experience on both of these medications with no side effects. I now sleep (and even dream) at night and remain alert and active during the day after taking the 150mg Nuvigil every mor ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
5/11/2011 12:35:24 PM

Reviewer: CHATTERBUG, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i WAS STARTED ON NUVIGIL 3 YEARS AGO FOR RECURRING SLEEP EPISODES DURING THE DAY AND ALSO MY OXYGEN SATURATION WAS DROPPING INTO THE LOW 80S AT NIGHT. I WAS PUT ON HOME OXYGEN AND NUVIGIL 250 MG.DAILY. IT HAS HELPED SOME, BUT I STILL FIND I CAN TAKE IT AND LAY DOWN AND GO TO SLEEP AN HOUR LATER. I AM ON THE HIGHEST DOSE SO I CANT INCREASE DOSAGE. WOULD LIKE TO TRY ADDERALL AGAIN WAS PUT ON 40MG A ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
1/12/2011 11:31:45 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
good results! TOO COSTLY! Insurance Part D will not pay. I can't afford it - Had to stop using this drug.

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