Modafinil is used to promote wakefulness in patients with excessive sleepiness associated with narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea (except for the treatment of potential obstruction) and sleep disorders related to shift work. Narcolepsy is a chronic disease of the brain and spinal cord, the most common feature of which is repeated attacks and the desire for uncontrolled sleep. Sleep apnea is a condition in which sleep is continuously interrupted at night due to apnea or shallow breathing (usually due to obstruction of the upper respiratory tract).
How to use Modafinil 200Mg
Take this drug only as recommended by your doctor. Do not take more, do not take it more frequently, and do not take it longer than the time prescribed by the doctor. If you consume too much, it can become a habit. It is important to read and understand this information. This medication cannot replace adequate sleep. It should not be used for occasional drowsiness that has not been diagnosed with narcolepsy, sleep apnea or shift work sleep problems.
Side Effects of Modafinil 200Mg
All side effects do not require medical attention and may go away as the body adjusts to the medication during treatment. Your doctor can also help you prevent or reduce some of them. The most common side effects include:
People should also pay attention to other rare side effects. These include: back pain, decreased appetite, gas, diarrhea or difficulty in bowel movement.
Precautions of Modafinil 200Mg
When deciding to use a drug, the risks and benefits of taking the drug need to be weighed up. This is a decision that you and your doctor will make. Tell your doctor if you have had an abnormal or allergic reaction to medication or other medications. If you have other types of allergies, such as food, coloring, preservatives or animals, please also inform your doctor. For non-prescription products, please read the label or packaging carefully.
Storage of Modafinil 200Mg
Store the drug in a securebottle at room temperature, away from warmness, humidity and direct light. Keep this medicine away from children. Do not keep outdated or unneeded medicines. Ask your doctor how to dispose of medicines that you are not using.
Drug Interactions Modafinil 200Mg
This mediation can lead to a decrease in the levels of some drugs, thereby reducing their effectiveness, while the levels of other drugs increase, resulting in their toxicity. Medications that may reduce effectiveness if taken with Modafinil include cyclosporine (Sandimmune), theophylline, and hormonal contraceptives, such as progesterone or estrogens and progestins only.
Overdose Modafinil 200Mg
If you take more than the prescribed dose of Modafinil, please call your doctor or poison control center immediately. Symptoms of a Modafinil overdose may include:
- Difficult to sleep
- Feel disoriented
- Hearing, seeing, feeling or perceiving something doesn’t really exist (illusion)
- Nausea and diarrhea
- Fast or slow heartbeat