A newer medication called Provigil (Modafinil), which is used to promote wakefulness (eugeroic), has also been found to help manage symptoms of ADHD.Many people don’t have good experiences with using amphetamines to treat their attention-deficit symptoms, so they turn to other classes of medication that may be effective. Provigil (modafinil): "I've been using Provigil in combination with Wellbutrin for my adult ADD. I'm almost 50 and was just diagnosed 3 years ago. I'm almost 50 and was just diagnosed 3 years ago. I tried the stimulants and like the way they helped my concentration and focus but I couldn't take them because of my high blood pressure.Drug class: CNS stimulants.
Modafinil (Provigil) is a stimulant medication used to treat symptoms of sleep disorders, and off label for ADHD in adults. Learn about side effects & dosages. Modafinil has proven effective at raising concentration, attention span and executive function and is now being prescribed off-label for ADHD cases in the USA. Sold under the name Provigil, this drug is a wakefulness promoter that is primarily used for alleviating fatigue due to sleep disorders.3.2/5(34).
Our objective was to compare the efficacy of the new wake-promoting drug modafinil to that of dextroamphetamine for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults. Twenty-two adults who met DSM-IV criteria for ADHD participated in a randomized, double-blind, placebo Cited by: 225. Jan 04, 2010 · I guess since I was a child. I was on ADD medication when I was in elementary school. I am 28 years old. Have you tried any other medications? Adderall, ritalin, dexadrine, they even tried putting me on prozac at one point. I haven't been on any medications between 13-28. Modafinil was the first one I've tried as an adult.