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About this Medication
  • Brand Name: Provigil (U.S.)
  • Chemical Name: modafinil (moe-daf-i-nil)
  • Usage in MS: Fatigue
  • Generic Available: Yes


Modafinil is a wakefulness-promoting agent approved to improve wakefulness in adults who experience excessive sleepiness due to obstructive sleep apnea or shift work sleep disorder. It is used off-label in MS to treat fatigue and sleepiness.

Click here to read the Provigil Prescribing Information for healthcare professionals.

Click here and scroll down to p. 7 to read the Provigil Medication Guide for patients.


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