can't say how much use a '96 article (before 'vigils' were fda approved) could be. perhaps it could help; it cites examples on pg. 37 or so for three wakefulness promoting meds that are comparatively massive. although comparisons between traditional stimulants and 'vigils' of which science does not know how they work may or may not be readily drawn by md's.
prolly depends on the md.
likely it could help. if 250mg/d desoxyn, 500mg/d pemoline (no longer available) and 1000mg/dmethlphynadate are good medicine for a few pwn, how can 500mg/d be ruled out as beneficial for you or any eds sufferer?
full text may be downloaded for free. (I'd insert link like others here do; treid googling up how-was confounded)
PHARMACOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF HUMAN AND CANINE NARCOLEPSY by dr. Emmanuel mignot/ seiji nishino.
incidentally, if robust wakefulness is essential for you nuvigil does not seem to perform it may be a sub optimal 'treatment tool'-from a good sized shed. was for me. my thought shortly after my md/me began it: "no wonder it's schedule IV, it's lame as f. could be different for you, right treatment is for all of us, and by no means is limited to stimulants.
good luck. PS have in your hand hard copy of this article, provide it to your MD at your visit. verbal approach "doctor, there's an article that says...etc." = lead balloon.