fatigue in ALS

Modafinil (aka Provigil) may reduce common fatigue and daytime sleepiness in ALS

posted on March 15, 2009 - 9:00pm
Study results reported in the March 2009 issue of Muscle & Nerve indicate that modafinil (marketed under the brand name Provigil) "may be a promising intervention for fatigue in ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) patients." Fatigue and daytime sleepiness often accompany this disease. Hiroshi Mitsumoto, director of the Eleanor and Lou Gehrig MDA/ALS Research Center at Columbia University...

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