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Aug 17 / 2021

Think clear with Generic Modafinil

Modafinil as your main help in fighting sleepiness.

Modafinil is a modern psycho stimulant which is widely used by different segments of population for many various purposes. But the main its function remain the same: the medication lets healthy people stay fully awake during longer periods of time when the state of wakefulness and ability to think clear are vitally required. The substance is also used as the main component in the treatment of various sleep disorders (among the most wide-spread of them are ADHD, hypersomnia and narcolepsy).

Doctors prescribe the given drug, also sold under such brand names as Provigil, Modalert and Alertec when their patients need to improve the state of wakefulness and when they experience sudden attacks of inordinate sleepiness during the daytime as a result of above mentioned diseases: obstructive sleep apnea, shift work sleep disorder and narcolepsy disease. The Food and Drug Administration (the main institution in the US which is responsible for checking the quality of the products) approved in 1998 Generic Modafinil for the treatment of narcolepsy. And in 2003 it proved its effective usage for shift work sleep disorder and obstructive sleep apnea.

What is the actual mechanism of action of this psycho stimulant?

Researchers are not quite sure how exactly the medication contributes the state of wakefulness. One of the theories is the following: scientists assume that it may enhance dopamine levels in the human brain by preventing reuptake of dopamine, which is a neurotransmitter that mitigates the way that chemical signals move from one nerve cell to another one. Modafinil is produced by the company Cephalon, Inc. and is sold in two dosages: 100 mg and 200 mg. Different manufacturers, including Mylan Pharmaceuticals and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, produce the generic form of the given drug. (Teva's Pharmaceutical version of the medication is actually commercial trade name Provigil that has been repacked and sold as a generic drug). Cephalon Inc., which has been recently bought by Teva, won a case in the court.

The result was the dismissal of claims that it arranged with the designers of generics with the aim to delay the production of the cheaper versions of the drug.   The medication enhances the functions of short-term memory, letting its users stay awake for longer periods of time than their body can actually take. It is sometimes also received for performance increase by military soldiers and pilots during different combat situations. Some people now often call it a «super drug» or a «smart drug». The off-label usage of the substance has been properly discussed on how far to push the human body through the usage of such drugs.

Talking about off-label usage of the drug, it is worth mentioning, that if you are a resident of Australia, the USA and countries of Europe, you can buy Modafinil without making any efforts at any local drugstore even without a prescription of your doctor. It can be explained due to its wide usage as a great help for students (when preparing for exams), businessmen, programmers and managers (for enhancing their performance and prolonged work), night lifestyle lovers and people who quite often fly to distant time zones (jet lags). You can also order Modafinil online because there exist many reliable online pharmacies that can make your life much easier and convenient.