Modafinil is a known as the “king of smart drug” as it is the first smart drug. It comes under the brand name of Provigil. This smart got approval from the Food and Drug Administration to treat people with narcolepsy. It is used to treat a lot of sleepiness that may happen with sleep apnea, narcolepsy or with shift work disorder. Fatigue is notably reduced after using this pill which may occur due to sleep deprivation. It is an amazing smart drug which helps to fight with wakefulness for quite a long period of time. It also seems to have benefits for cognitive enhancement by increasing levels of stimulatory neurotransmitters in the brain. So you can now continue with your works without having excessive sleep.
How does it work?
The exact working mechanism of this smart pill is not clear but studies have shown that it inhabits the reuptake of dopamine by binding to the dopamine reuptake pump, and this lead to increase in extracellular dopamine. The smart pill activates glutamatergic circuits while it inhibits GABA.
Advantages of using Modafinil
Some of the advantages of this smart drug which really make it stand alone are-
• As it is mild and not addictive hence it is safe to use
• This smart pill can be considered as the best and effective remedy to treat sleep disorder
• After taking the pill you may feel light and active throughout the day as it is a eugeroic
• It helps in taking the right decision by reducing the impulsive action
The possible side effects
You must get emergency medical aid if you have any of these signs-
• Swelling of face, tongue, lips or throat
• Difficulty in breathing
• A headache, vomiting, Sore throat, a severe blistering or peeling of skin
• Easy bruising or bleeding
• Chest pain
• Depression, anxiety or aggression
The less serious side effects include-
• A headache, dizziness
• Nausea, diarrhea
• Trouble sleeping
• Dry mouth
• Feeling nervous
Some important things to remember
There are certain things which you should keep in mind while you start with the dose of this smart pill.
• Do not take the medicine more than it is prescribed this will lead to chest pain, and blood pressure will also be abnormal.
• Consult the physician if you have kidney or liver disease before you start the dose, accordingly the doctor would prescribe.
• If you are allergic to Armodafinil then this medicine is not for you because Armodafinil is the active ingredient present in the pill.
• You might feel confused, restless, or even excited if you overdose the medicine.
This is how Modafinil works as a smart drug in driving away the sleep disorder. Do write in the comment section below about this smart pill. I also will be eagerly waiting for your reviews on this pill.