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Dr. Jerry E
Dr. Jerry E, Doctor (MD/DO)
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Experience:  1 yr experience family medicine (adult and children), emergency medicine for five years
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Hi, I have been diagnosed with sleep work shift disorder by

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Hi, I have been diagnosed with sleep work shift disorder by my family Dr. and he also suspects I have adult ADD. I have been taking Nuvigil which is extraordinarily expensive without insurance and it seemed to work well. I have recently had hours cut at work due to slow economy and now no longer qualify for insurance. SO cost wise I can not afford Nuvigil and visits to the Dr. at this time. Are there any other less expensive alternatives?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Jerry E replied 4 years ago.
Hello, this is Dr. E. Greetings from New York! I'm so glad you posted your question for me to answer, and I aim to provide you with accurate info

Try adding caffeine to your diet for energy.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
I meant are there any less expensive medical alternatives?
Expert:  Dr. Jerry E replied 4 years ago.
Not really. The meds you are taking are controlled substances and aren't available without a doctor's script because they are very potent drugs. No other drugs are comparable to use in place of.