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Has Anyone Taken Both Provigil and Nuvigil?

Posted 24 Sep 2011 23 answers

Can you compare and contrast them for me? I want to try Nuvigil, but I'd like to hear how it stacks up against Provigil before I ask for it.

Is Nuvigil a narcotic like Aderrall?

Posted 17 Jun 2012 9 answers

I was approved for Aderrall, but learned it was a narcotic. After more research, I see that it is basically pharmaceutical grade amphetamine. A friend suggested Nuvigil, but didn't know if it was a narcotic. I know people on Aderrall and some of them act just like meth heads. One friend went ...

Nuvigil - how long does this stuff take to work?

Posted 18 Aug 2012 4 answers

I am on day 1 of taking nuvigil. I took 1 x 250mg after waking from a 14 hour sleep (my husband woke me up).. I feel very tired (more than I normally am after sleeping 14 hrs) and it has been about 3 hours since I took the medicine. I know it is extremely early, but I feel that such a potent ...

Switching from Nuvigil to Adderall, need to know what to expect?

Posted 26 Nov 2011 12 answers

My insurance company has decided after paying for the Nuvigil for the past year that they will no longer cover it. I can't afford to pay out of pocket. It is quite expensive at $17.00 a pill and I take two a day. Anyway, the doctor appealed the insurance company's decision twice , but to ...

What options are recommended when insurance & Medicare refuse to pay for Nuvigil and/or Provigil?

Posted 26 Aug 2010 7 answers

I am 67 and am on Medicare with Aetna as secondary insurance. I had been on Provigil for at least 10 years up until I turned 65 when I could not afford the cost ($575 monthly due to Medicare) to continue the medication. My doctor has given me the 30-day-trial form to fill out for Nuvigil; however, ...

What is the cost difference between Nuvigil and Provigil?

Posted 19 Apr 2011 6 answers

I am having problems paying for Provigil. If Nuvigil is less pricey I would like to switch and try it.

Anyone drinking alcohol with nuvigil?

Posted 2 Nov 2009 5 answers

I do in the evenings, hoping the pill has worn off. I didn't at first, but then started, I don't notice any difference. I checked with one doctor and two pharmacists.

Have you been denied coverage for Nuvigil?

Posted 13 Dec 2011 5 answers

Because I don't have the diagnosis for sleep apnea, shift-work disorder or narcolepsy, my insurance won't cover Nuvigil. Like others on this post, it is making a BIG difference in my life. I have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and only need Nuvigil for about 5 months. I see others have ...

Will nuvigil show up as amphitamine in a drug test?

Posted 12 Oct 2009 4 answers

What can I take instead of Nuvigil for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Posted 25 Oct 2012 3 answers

I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome so my Doc prescribed Nuvigil. It worked wonders. For the first time in 20 years I felt like living. I could finally accomplish my house chores. But after 2 weeks I broke out in hives. I read that taking Valium increased chances of side effects. So I'm wondering ...

Amphetamine/Dextroamphetamine - How do dosages compare between Nuvigil and dextroamphetamine?

Posted 25 Feb 2011 4 answers

... (generic Adderal 20 mg tabs)? I have just switched from Nuvigil 250 mg (1 tab broken in 1/2) with 1/2 taken @ approx. 6 AM and the other 1/2 approx. 2-3 PM; to dextroamphetamine 20 mg-1 tab about 6am, the other tab @ mid-day (noon-1PM), and I'm starting to fall asleep at about 4:00 pm. ...

Why is Nuvigil so expensive? And why does my insurance refuse to cover it?

Posted 7 Jan 2012 3 answers

Can i replace Nuvigil with Aderall?

Opiates and nuvigil?

Posted 6 Feb 2011 3 answers

I have a back that is very messed up and I have tried several different opiates after going off methadone. I cant take morphine drugs so where does that leave me? Do I go back to the methadone or oxycodone. I also take Nuvigil for daytime sleepness caused by sleep apnea. Which drug, methadone or ...

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