Details Overview About Provigil 200mg or Modalert 200mg
Provigil 200mg and Modalert 200mg contains generic Modafinil prevents excessive sleepiness caused due to sleep apnea, shift work disorder, and narcolepsy. Provigil is a wake-promoting drug. It keeps you to stay awake during working hours when you may feel sleepy. Some people who have night work schedule can be vigil by using Provigil. It holds excessive sleep in people.
Mode of Action of Provigil 200mg or Modalert 200mg
Modafinil a generic of Brand Provigil and Modalert 200mg stimulates norepinephrine, dopamine, orexin, histamine, and serotonin in the brain. It stimulates awakefulness by stimulating α1 adrenergic receptors antagonists. Modafinil when binds with dopamine transporter prohibit dopamine transporter thus it induces psychoactive and euphoric effects.
Dose Information of Provigil 200mg or Modalert 200mg
The dose you are recommended to treat narcolepsy and obstructive sleep disorder is 200 mg through oral route with water once in a day, as a single dose only in the morning time. Dose for shift work disorder: You must take 200 mg via orally once in a day, as a single dose one hour prior to your work shift. You may take it with or without meals. Provigil is usually recommended for 12 weeks or less.
Some don'ts to follow with Provigil 200mg or Modalert 200mg
- It is advised that you should not prescribe it to patients whose age is less than 17 years.
- Do not give Provigil to people who have any allergic reaction with Modafinil.
- Never give it to people with cirrhosis and people who have a cardio vascular problem.
Safety Precautions to follow with Provigil 200mg or Modalert 200mg
- It is important to tell your doctor if you are suffering from angina, high blood pressure, mental illness, kidney disorder, drug addiction, and history of alcoholism.
- Modafinil affects your thought process so be careful while you do anything that requires alertness.
- Provigil alters the effect of birth control pills so consult your doctor before you take it.
- Use in lactating mothers only with doctors advice.
- Never give it to a person who is suffering from drug abuse.
- You should cease liquor intake when you have taken Provigil.
Side Effects with Provigil 200mg or Modalert 200mg
Some side effects you will observe with Provigil are diarrhea, sleep problem, stuffy nose, feeling nervous, anxious, dizziness, nausea, anxiety, back pain, stomach upset, uneven heartbeats, aggression, depression, hallucination, suicidal thoughts, skin rashes, swelling in legs, shortness of breath, and chest pain.