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Do You Find Nuvigil Wears Off By The Afternoon?

Do You Find Nuvigil Wears Off By The Afternoon?

Hope everyone is having a great weekend. I'm newly diagnosed type 2, and have started on 200mg of Nuvigil.
It works in the morning for me, but by the time early PM rolls around, I'm fighting sleep attacks.
I tried cutting it in half, and taking the 2nd half at noon, but I'm still absolutely crawling during my shift at work.
Has anyone had that problem? If I may ask, if you did, what are you on now?
Thanks in advance!!!!

A MyNarcolepsyTeam Member said:

Maybe discuss with your Dr. There's probably something better suited for you to take that would be more effective at providing wakefulness. I couldn't take the Provigil or Nuvigil. So my doctor put me on Dextroamphetamine. It's worked for me.

posted 17 days ago
A MyNarcolepsyTeam Member said:

I’ve been taking 200 mg for several years. Even with 30 mg Ritalin, I have a hard time staying awake after lunch. I take a 2nd dose of Ritalin just before lunch. Then I can’t stay awake after work often falling asleep before or after dinner

posted about 19 hours ago
A MyNarcolepsyTeam Member said:

Yes, I normally take Nuvigil 200mg , by 2-3pm I zm so sleepy and tired. It was suggested I try to take couple short naps. My naps last a couple of hours. I set the alarm for 45 mins -1 hour but I sleep through the it

posted 3 days ago
A MyNarcolepsyTeam Member said:

I have Type 1 Narcolepsy (with Cataplexy) and my Nuvigil (250mg) doesn’t wear off in the afternoon but sometimes I do find the quite opposite.. it seems like the medicine kicks in double time around the evening (5-6pm).

posted 4 days ago
A MyNarcolepsyTeam Member said:

I also have that problem. I also take low dose Ritalin. I try to take short naps but they last at least 2-3hours. I set an alarm very loud but do not respond. The only thing that wakes me is touch.

posted 5 days ago
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