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Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
6/15/2014 11:05:13 PM

Reviewer: Scoot, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My Doctor of the last 2o yrs retired leaving me to be refered to another doctor who did not feel comfortable prescribing 5 tabs a day at 20 mg of Gen Ritilan.So Ive been passed on to another doc.Who cant find anything in my previous records showing I have narcolepsy....The last dr thought it fit to thin out my records for his practice.Which included a voluntary sleep study I had done years ago.... ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
3/3/2014 11:57:36 PM

Reviewer: lgittky, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Drug works good to clear brain fog and provide a energy boost. My body has adjusted to dosage quickly and effects diminish but do not go away completely. Fatigue / sleep disorder - 2 1/2 years post HAI brain injury.

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
2/13/2014 5:04:27 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I used Cylert for 22years. It was far more effective that Nuvigil. I could adjust its strength when needed. It was a generic in the later years so its cost was dramatically less. Nothing else has been as effective for me. Nothing else

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
12/9/2013 8:41:56 PM

Reviewer: Jill, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I began taking Nuvigil over 6 months ago, due to excessive daytime sleepiness and sleep apnea. The medicine worked great at first, but after a couple of weeks, I still had/have headaches and nausea daily. My brain feels alert, but is foggy and my concentration is gone. It has really affected my vision. I can't see things like I did before I started the medicine and my anxiety is terrible. I h ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
8/24/2013 9:12:58 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Having severe headaches and nausea. Cried for a whole day and see people walking through doors! Going off this stuff! Going blind, don't drive anymore anyway. Can't the headaches!!

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