Modafinil: The Smart Choice that got Popular

True, smart drugs have conquered a vast area in the market today. And among them all, the wakefulness-enhancer called Modafinil is really standing out. This smart drug is popularly known as the king of all smart pills. It is indeed one of the most popular drugs of today. If you just search for the most popular smart drugs on internet, Modafinil will definitely be in that list.  From a university student to a middle-aged office-goer, this smart drug has definitely been a part of their medications.

Let us have some knowledge on what this smart drug really is!

An Overview of Modafinil

The smart drug Modafinil is a generic oral prescription drug that is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating sleep disorders. This smart drug is an effective treatment for sleep disorders that include narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea, and shift work sleep disorder. It received approval from the FDA back in December 1998. It is marketed under different brands which include Provigil, Modvigil, and Modalert.  As this generic drug is a prescription drug, you must get an approval from a doctor before you buy Modafinil online. Also, follow your doctor’s guidelines while taking this smart drug.

This smart drug is not a total cure for these sleep disorders but can help the people to reduce their daytime sleepiness. It can make these people become active, motivated, and mentally energetic during the day. For the ones who have shift work at night or in the early morning, this drug can help them to stay wakeful during those working hours.

This smart drug also has some off-label uses such as cognitive-enhancement, treatment of depression, anxiety, neurological fatigue or attention deficit disorder.

When should you take this Smart Drug?

You can take this smart drug either in the morning or in the early afternoon. But note that these wakefulness-enhancers should be used only once in a day. Modafinil has an effective elimination half-life of about 12-13 hours. So, morning time is usually recommended for taking these pills.

Do not use this smart drug at night or in the late afternoons or evening time. This can make you suffer from sleep disturbances and can make you an insomniac.

Those of you who are suffering from medical conditions like narcolepsy and sleep apnea can take these pills once in the morning. This will keep them active and energetic mentally throughout the whole day. But the ones working in shifts must take these pills about an hour before they go to work. Not every person working in shifts suffer from sleep disorders. But those who do can use these pills in the mentioned manner. The ones with rotating shifts must take these drugs as per the time given by their doctor.

Note: This smart drug is for adults only. No one below the age of 18 years should use this smart drug. Store this drug at room temperature and never give these drugs away to other people (mainly the ones with alcohol or drug addiction). This smart drug can be an addictive substance especially for such people.

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