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Main about Generic Modafinil

How does it work?

Anyone who spent two nights without falling asleep, certainly knows how hard it can be to suffer from extreme fatigue. You cannot cope with the desire to sleep and nothing helps… nothing, but the new medication known as Modafinil or Provigil (Alertec). This medication has been advantageously used in the US for the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome and attention deficit disorder, from which suffer many American adults and adolescents. It also can be prescribed in order to help with the jet lag (flying to a distant time zones).

Despite intensive researches on the subject of the interaction of Modafinil with a number of neurotransmitters, the mechanism (or set of mechanisms) of its interaction is still unclear. Potentially, this drug, like many other stimulants, increases the release of monoamines from synaptic gaps. However, medication increases hypothalamic histamine levels that inspired some scientists to consider this drug rather as "a remedy for insomnia" than a traditional amphetamine-like stimulant.

Does Modafinil provoke side effects?

Researches show that Generic Modafinil 200mg has quite a low potential for serious abuse and does not produce addiction among people who first used it. The impact of this medication reduces the possibility of abuse in comparison to traditional stimulant medications, and at the same time its effectiveness as medication for insomnia persists. During the researches and sales of this drug the results showed almost no side effects, except for a few cases of mild nausea and headache. At this time, this drug is considered safer than caffeine and much more effective than traditional amphetamines.

Who can take this stimulant?

Modafinil can be also used by athletes as a stimulant that can increase their performance and endurance. It is very unusual, because it does not actually have strong stimulatory effects, and cannot improve athletic performance. But recent studies contradict this statement. A research in Canada shows that application of this drug can provide expressed sporting benefits. In a double blind study where took part 15 male volunteers, the drug was taken at a dose of 4 mg per kg body weight or placebo.

In three hours after having a meal there were carried aerobic exercises on a cycle ergometer at 85% of maximum aerobic capacity (until the full exhaustion). When taking Modafinil, men could exercise during much longer time (up to 30% longer), and used more oxygen intake at the load.