Modalert 100 Mg
|US Brand Name||Provigil|
|Manufacture||Sun Pharma Laboratories,India|
About the brand Modalert 100
Modalert 100 is a known brand of Sun Pharmaceuticals and manufactured by the same in India. Sun Pharma is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company with its headquarters in Mumbai. The pharma manufactures and sells pharmaceutical formulations and active pharmaceutical ingredients mainly in India and the United States.
About the drug Modalert 100
Modalert 100 is a very specific drug for inducing wakefulness in the body. It is a drug of choice for sleep disorders such as narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorders, irregular sleep as well as obstructive sleep apnea.
Manufacturer of Modalert 100
Sun Pharmaceuticals manufactures Modalert 100 in India in the strength of 100 mg per tablet.
Strength and Dosage of Modalert 100
Modalert 100 is available in strength of 100 mg of modafinil.
US Brands equivalent to Modalert 100
Provigil is the US brand equivalent to Modalert 100 available in USA as an alternative to the one (Modalert 100) available in India.
Uses of Modafinil, the salt in Modalert 100
Modalert 100 is used for sleep disorders mainly Narcolepsy, Obstructive sleep apnea, shift work sleep disorder and other sleep disorders.
How Modalert 100 works?
Modalert 100 works by many mechanisms, however, the noted mechanism is it is dopamine reuptake inhibitor. It is selective and weak agonist for the same receptors, however, blocks dopamine receptor mechanism. Thus, it induces wakefulness in the body and keeps you awake.
How to take Modalert 100?
Take Modalert 100 as directed by your physician. It is prescription medicine hence shall not be taken without doctor’s consultation. Take the drug with a full glass of water with or without food.
One must follow the prescribed dosage by the concerned doctor. The common dosage regimen is 200 mg once in a day, preferably in the morning as per the terms and condition.
How long should Modalert 100 be continued?
Continue the drug strictly as directed by your physician. Do not overdose it. It’s a prescription medicine and the drug shall not be continued beyond the doctor’s prescription.
Dose missed of Modalert 100?
Take the dose as soon as you remember that you have missed the dose. However, inform your doctor regarding the same. Skip the dose if time for taking next dose is near.
Drug interactions with Modalert 100
More than 500 drug interactions have been noted with use of Modalert 100. Common drug interactions noted are, with ability, aspirin, Lamictal, fish oil, vitamin c, vitamin d3, vitamin b 12 etc.
When NOT to take Modafinil?
Modafinil shall be avoided if you have an allergic reaction to it. If you are under medication of drugs with which its interactions have been notedare, with abilify, aspirin, lamictal, fish oil, vitamin c, vitamin d3, vitamin b 12 etc.
Side effects of using Modalert 100
Every generic drug has some side effects with variable intensity depending on the dosage taken. Side effects reported with use of Modalert 100 are nausea and headache. Other side effects associated with the use of Modalert 100 is anorexia or xerostomia.
Overdose side effects of using Modalert 100
It is purely prescription medicine. If overdose happens you may experience restlessness, sleeping irregularity, excitement as well as nausea and diarrhea.
General information regarding the use of Modafinil
Modalert 100 is a prescription medicine which is also habitual in nature. It, overdose can cause serious issues. Modafinil does not take the place of getting enough sleep. It should not be used to treat tiredness or hold off sleep in people who do not have a sleep disorder.