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Can Provigil or other sleep apnea alertness drugs provoke a

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Can Provigil or other sleep apnea alertness drugs provoke a manic state in bipolar people?
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While it would seem that the logical answer is "yes" apparently Provigil has not been shown to cause mania in bipolar people. It serves to soften the depression, without putting the patient into a manic state.

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