View Full Version : Does anyone take provigil for fatigue?

03-13-2011, 02:42 PM
Years ago when I had different insurance I was prescribed Provigil for fatigue and it worked great for me. Unfortunately Medicare won't cover it for my condition because it's not FDA approved for it. It's often prescribed for conditions that cause fatigue but is only FDA approved for sleep disorders.

The cheapest place I've found to buy it is Costco and it's still nearly $400 a month...way more than I can afford. It's sad because when I took it I could move better and do a few things, not just sit all day and get weaker. Once I bought it from India and it seemed to be the same but only cost around $40. I think it's a shame that it cost so much in the US and not covered for other illnesses. Has anyone else used it or something different to help with the debilitating fatigue?