Modafinil is a medicine that helps you stay awake. Modafinil is used in the treatment of excessive sleepiness that causes sleep apnea, narcolepsy, or sleep disorder due to an alternate shift job.
Provigil is used to recover too much sleepiness problems caused by narcolepsy, sleep apnea, or shift work sleep disorder. The Provigil effects are similar to caffeine. The mechanism of their work consists in support of sleeplessness by inspiring the brain via affecting neurotransmitters.
Dosage and direction
Take this medication exactly as prescribed. Treatment usually continues for twelve weeks or less. Provigil is generally given in mornings to avoid daytime sleepiness. You may also take it one hour before the start of a work shift if you are treated for shift work sleep disorder. Provigil may be used together with a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine, the mechanism which helps people with obstructive sleep apnea to pump pressurized air into the nose while sleeping.
Notify your doctor if you suffer from angina (chest pain), a heart problem, liver or kidney disease, cirrhosis, a heart muscle or valve disorder (mitral valve prolapse), drug addiction in history. You should also notify your doctor if you are treated by blood pressure medication, or if you have recently had a heart attack. If you occurrence any kind of skin rash notify your doctor about it immediately. This may be a sign of a serious state which may need hospitalization. The symptom generally happens within 1 to 5 weeks after the first dose. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding or pregnant.
This pill is contraindicated in the patients with allergy to modafinil or armodafanil (Nuvigil).
Possible side effects
Also allergic reaction such as hives, rash, facial swelling and difficulty breathing the following adverse reactions may occur vomiting with a severe blistering, fever, sore throat, headache, peeling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness, bruising, severe tingling, white sores on the mouth or lips, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual thoughts or behavior, hallucinations, anxiety, depression, uneven heart beats, chest pain. Inform your doctor immediately if these symptoms aggravate and become bothersome.
Get the missed dose as soon as you keep in mind unless you do not plan to stay awake for numerous hours. Return to your regular scheme. Do not get the drug if it is about your bedtime. Do take more than one dose of this medication at once.
Overdose sign include confusion, trouble sleeping, feeling excited or agitated, nausea, or diarrhea. Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect overdose.
Keep this product in its original container, perfectly closed and out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature, and in a cool dry place (never in the bathroom).
Stockpile modafinil in a secure place, so that no one can get it by mistake or on purpose. Keep track of the left behind tablets, so you’ll identify if any are missing.
It is vital that you stay all medications out of the sight and arrive at children, because many containers are not proof of small children, who can easily open them. In order to protect them from intoxication, always wear safety covers and immediately place medications in a safe place, one that is up and away from your sight and reach.