Daytime sleepiness and other sleepiness disorders are pretty common these days. Usually, unwanted sleepiness is caused by various type of medical issues and some due to a few lifestyle issues. And the solution of any kind of sleepiness disorder is Modafinil. Modafinil is an excellent drug which decreases sleepiness and increases cognitive potentials in human beings. It is useful against almost every kind of sleepiness. Its capability to improve wakefulness has made it become an essential drug in the world of medicines.
There are multiple uses of Modafinil which are basically relating to increasing wakefulness and improving productivity in human being. It works by bringing changes to the amount of certain natural substances in the particular area of the brain which controls the sleep and wakefulness. Here are the ways how Modafinil usually gets used for:
Modafinil comes in a tablet form which should be taken orally. It gets taken usually once a day. It can be taken with or without food. Narcolepsy and Obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome patients probably take it in the morning. People who are suffering from shift work sleep disorder should take Modafinil one hour before starting their work shift. Take modafinil at the same time every day and if you want to shift it, you should talk to your doctor before doing that. Modafinil must be taken as your doctor directs.
Modafinil might form a habit. So do not take in a larger dosage. Better take it more often or for a longer time period and definitely as your doctor directs. Do not stop taking Modafinil without consulting with your doctor. Modafinil might reduce your sleepiness but it will not cure your sleep disorder. You should keep on taking it to feel less drowsy and active.
There are few serious side effects one can face after taking Modafinil. If one faces such side effects should immediately consult their doctor. These are the list of such side effects:
Artivigil is known as the cousin of Modafinil and it treats almost the same disorders as Modafinil. It has a quicker but less lasting response than Modafinil.
Modvigil is another generic form of Modafinil. It is known as a smart drug and is usually used by people who are not suffering from any sleep disorder. CEOs, students and creatives use it for its nootropic benefits.