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Modafinil vs Adderall: What's the difference?

Modafinil (Provigil) and Adderall seem like similar drugs - they are both used in the treatment of narcolepsy and covertly as study aids. But is Modafinil more effective and less addictive than Adderall?

Modafinil - Has anyone else experienced withdrawal symptoms after coming off this drug?

I was on 100mg/day of Modafinil for about four years for adult ADD. My doctor recently pulled me off it because of the potential of heart problems. But I feel as though I've lost my brain, and have almost no energy since coming off it about six weeks ago. She told me there's a withdrawal... read more

Narcolepsy -Does Modafinil causes hair loss?

Hello! I'm 29 years old and have been taking Provigil for 3 months for hypersomnolence. I've noticed lately that I've been losing a good amount of hair from all over my head.specially in the center of my hair line. What is that about??

Provigil - Does modafinil adjust and start showing affects of wakefulness instantly or over time?

I tried modafinil on two different occasions. Once I took a 100 mg and saw no difference. the second time I took 200 mg after breakfast and half an hour later took a nap that was 2.5 hours long. Not sure if it takes a few days to start working or if it just doesn't work for me.

Does the combination of my medicines have any bad side effects?

I take Xyrem, modafinil, methylphenidate, Claritin D, Singular, pantoprazole, spironolactone, Lyrica, Cymbalta, sumatriptan as needed, Zofran as needed, Trulance, diclofenac, and Emgality injection. Would taking any of these together give me side effects? I’m trying to figure out if some of... read more

Has anyone taken Modiwake 100mg (modafinil)? Produced by Generica?

I've been using this to combat the effects of tramadol which I need to take for a prolapsed disc. I have recently had gallbladder removed and since April of 2013 have lost a total of 4 stone in weight. This has occurred as a result of gallbladder surgery. I feel well and am eating and sleeping... read more

Tapering off modafinil please help?

I really want to stop taking this drug , I've been taking it now for about 7 years and I've had enough . My highest dose I've ever taken was 1500mg in a one day crazy I know , at the moment I am having very bad effects from using it daily , blurred vision, headache, confusion,... read more

Modafinil - blood pressure?

Has anyone experienced blood pressure issues with modanfil? If so, did it negatively interact/impact your BP meds?

Modafinil - increased anxiety a temporary or long-term side effect?

I just started taking Modafinil for Hypersomnia last week. It has been amazing to actually stay awake at work! However, it has increased my anxiety (I have general anxiety disorder). I am curious if anyone else had this side effect, and if it is more likely to be temporary, or continue as long as I... read more

Is it safe to take buspirone and modafinil together?

Buspirone 7.5 is taken twice a day for general anxiety and modafinil 200mg is taken 1-2 times a day for shift work disorder. Safe together?

Adderall not working? Just started?

I recently just started Adderall for ADHD inattentive type. Previously, I tried Strattera but it stopped working completely, as well as Wellbutrin. I had not effects from the Wellbutrin even for my depression. I take Zoloft 100mg at night to sleep, and I'm a bit of a caffeine addict (used to... read more

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