Hi, am new to this group but not new to MS and I have bee on Provigil, Nuvigil and then Armodafinil. And have always had to get prior approval but this is the first time that I have had it denied. I am aware that these drugs are only approved for Narcolepsy....and sleep apnea, BUt as an MS patient - know that its used by us. Does any have any input or helpful advice on otner medications and or what to do...
Welcome, I’m glad you found us, hope you find this community helpful as we have a lot of options for you to connect to other peers. I am sorry the insurance denied you a potentially helpful medication; I know how frustrating fighting with insurance companies can be. While you have listed the medications that is known to be prescribed for fatigue I thought some of the other information provided within this link might be of some help http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Symptoms-Diagnosis/MS-Symptoms/Fatigue#section-2
Best of luck with finding what works best for you! Please post again to let us know how you are doing.