I am taking. It for my fatigue. Relatedto my M.S.
The literature states the following concerning your conditions and provigil:
In clinical studies of Provigil, signs and symptoms including chest pain, palpitations, dyspnea and transient ischemic T-wave changes on ECG were observed in three subjects in association with mitral valve prolapse or left ventricular hypertrophy. It is recommended that Provigil tablets not be used in patients with a history of left ventricular hypertrophy or in patients with mitral valve prolapse who have experienced the mitral valve prolapse syndrome when previously receiving CNS stimulants. Such signs may include but are not limited to ischemic ECG changes, chest pain, or arrhythmia. If new onset of any of these symptoms occurs, consider cardiac evaluation.
If you experience any of the above symptoms such as chest pain or arrhythmia you need to be evaluated by your heart doctor and have an ECG done at the least to determine if provigil is having an adverse effect on your heart condition.
- Provigil Information for Consumers
- Provigil Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Provigil (detailed)
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