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Effect of Generic Modafinil

Modafinil is a medicine, which causes wakefulness.

It is prescribed for treating inordinate sleep that results from narcolepsy, sleep apnea or shift work sleep disorder. Sometimes it is used for other aims, not mentioned here.  One should not use it if experiences any skin allergies, while taking the medication.

The skin rash may be so severe that one would need to go to hospital. If you notice any blisters, skin rash, hives, peeling, fever, troubles with breathing and swallowing, dark urine, swollen face your eyes and skin have become yellow stop taking Generic Modafinil. In order to be sure that the medication will not harm you, tell a doctor about the following things which bother you: liver problems, angina, kidney disease, heart disease, high blood pressure, mental illness, drug addiction or alcoholism history.

The medication affects the birth control, making them less effective.

While taking the medicine, your birth control pills may be not good in order to avoid pregnancy. That’s why discuss with a doctor the best way to prevent pregnancy during the treatment with Modafinil. It is yet unknown whether the medication will negatively influence on the fetus or not. You should tell a doctor about being pregnant or plans of carrying a child. 

It is banned to use this medicine for people younger than 17 years old. You should stick to all the directions, written on your prescription. Do not violate the recommended dosage. It is advised to keep it away from others at home. It is against the law to sell such a medicine. This remedy can become addicted. Don’t share it with anyone else.

Usually, one takes it every morning in order to get rid of sleepiness during a day. It can be taken with or without meal. The period of treatment in most cases lasts 12 or even less weeks.

Dosage indications of Modafinil 200mg.

To treat narcolepsies take 200 mg of the medication orally each morning. Take 200 mg of Modafinil every morning to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea. For Shift Work Sleep Disorder take 200 mg orally 1 hour before the start of working shift. If you miss a dose, ask your doctor what to do in such a case.

Don’t take it if there are no plans to be awaken for a couple of hours. Do not exceed the recommended dose. The medication can influence on your reaction and thinking, so be attentive while driving and doing other things which require you to be very brisk. Avoid some activities until you understand how Modafinil affects on you. Don’t drink alcohol during the treatment.