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Re: um.....interesting dialog on PROVIGIL... Rick? zana

Posted by Rick on September 1, 2004, at 17:36:38

In reply to Re: um.....interesting dialog on PROVIGIL... Rick?, posted by zana on September 1, 2004, at 16:23:09

> i have taken provigil for 2 years and LOVED it at first. did all the good things people mentioned and SE, slight headache, stomach, tight muscles were more than worth it. i take klono and neurontin at night so getting to sleep was not a big deal. BUT after a while I found that i started majorly crashing in early evening 3 or 4 hrs after second dose and would get sweats and thrash when i lay down. Pdoc said last 2 were serotonin effects. i felt as if provigil were exhausting a neurotransmitter and then i just had to wait for there to be more the next day.
> eventually stopped. now use for a few days at a time, once a day and only 1/4dose (ie 50ish mg hard to tell since pill is only scored for half break.) this gives me same ole benefits w/o crashes.

That's great that 50mg taken intermittently seems effective for you while reducing the side effects you were experiencing. This is especially nice with a med that's so pricey! I've tried cutting my daily 100mg to 50mg a few times in an effort to reduce the dry mouth, but 50 really didn't seem to provide much theraputic benefit.





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