Last reply 1 year ago
Modafinil- right dosage to combat fatigu

One of my worse symptoms is fatigue (both mental fatigue as well as physical fatigue) so I was prescribed modafinil for this by my neuro. The issue I’ve found is that when I take a modafinil tablet in the morning I then have trouble sleeping that night. So the following day my fatigue is worse, which makes the modafinil counterproductive. Has anyone else experienced a similar problem with modafinil? What dosage works for you?

I was also concerned about my body becoming over reliant on modafinil. My neuro assured me that modafinil doesn’t cause a dependency and one wont become any more reliant on modafinil than what some people are on coffee. Has anyone been taking modafinil for a good number of years? Have you had any problems?

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stumbler
1 year ago

@lemtrada-uk , it sounds to me like the Modafinil is working too well!

Why not try a reduced dose and see whether this improves your fatigue, whilst allowing you to switch off at the end of the day?


lemtrada-uk
1 year ago

Lol i think that’s what I’ll do. But I don’t want to go too low as I’ll be struggling for 6 months until I next see my neuro. Just wondered what dose others are on?


bloomers1968
1 year ago

i take 200mg (1 tablet) in the morning and can sleep, it helps me keep awake but not my physical fatigue

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