Provigil Oral Tablet 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Provigil: Oral tablet (100mg)

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Provigil 100mg Tab
Cephalon Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teva
Pill Identification: PROVIGIL  |  100mg

What is this Medicine?

MODAFINIL (moe DAF i nil) is used to treat excessive sleepiness caused by certain sleep disorders. This includes narcolepsy, sleep apnea, and shift work sleep disorder.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Provigil: Oral tablet(100mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Provigil 100mg Tablet

NDC: 634590101
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Sleep Apnea, Circadian Rhythm Disruption, Narcolepsy

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Fatigue, Depression

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Provigil 100mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_3204.JPG
Cephalon Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teva
Pill Identification: PROVIGIL  |  100mg
Shape: oblong
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Provigil 100mg Tablet

Distressed Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Visual Impairment Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Thirst Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Mouth Sores Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Mucle Tone Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperkinesis Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Emotional Lability Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dyskinesia Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nose Bleed Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Peripheral Vasodilation Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Paresthesias Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
34.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Provigil 100mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Provigil 100mg Tablet(Modafinil)
Alcohol and Modafinil(Modafinil)
Alcohol may cause drowsiness and other side effects and thus may decrease the effectiveness of Modafinil. You should avoid alcoholic beverages while taking this drug.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Provigil 100mg Tablet(Modafinil)
Grapefruit juice and Modafinil(Modafinil)
You can take Modafinil with or without most foods. However, Grapefruit-juice and Grapefruit may increase the actions or side effects of Modafinil, which may cause headache, nausea and vomiting, nervousness, difficulty sleeping or other side effects. Do not significantly alter your intake of Grapefruit juice while on Modafinil.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Food and Provigil 100mg Tablet(Modafinil)
Food and Modafinil(Modafinil)
You can take Modafinil with or without most foods. However, Grapefruit-juice and grapefruit may increase the actions or side effects of Modafinil. Do not significantly alter your intake of grapefruit juice while on Modafinil, as increasing grapefruit intake may lead to irritability or nervousness.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Provigil 100mg Tablet(Modafinil)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Modafinil(Modafinil)
Limit excessive caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) while taking Modafinil. Also avoid medicines containing additional Caffeine whenever possible. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, or other side effects.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Provigil 100mg Tablet(Modafinil)
Marijuana and Modafinil(Modafinil)
Modafinil can theoretically alter the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. Side effects from Marijuana, Medical may get worse if you take Modafinil. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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