Modalert 200 Mg
|US Brand Name||Provigil|
|Manufacture||Sun Pharma Laboratories,India|
About the brand Modalert 200
Modalert 200 is brand of Sun Pharmaceuticals and manufactured by the same in India
About the drug Modalert 200
Modalert 200 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
US Brands equivalent to Modalert 200
Provigil is the US brand equivalent to Modalert 200 available in the USA as compared to that available in India
Uses of Modalert 200
Modalert 200 is used for sleep disorders mainly Narcolepsy, Obstructive sleep apnea etc
How Modalert 200 works?
Modalert 200 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
Manufacturer of Modalert 200
Sun Pharmaceuticals manufactures Modalert 200 in India in the strength of 200 mg of modafinil per tablet.
Strength and Dosage of Modalert 200
Modalert 200 is available in strength of 200 mg of modafinil
The dose is prescribed by your doctor. Whereas, the noted dosage regimen is 200 mg once a day in the morning as prescribed by your doctor
How to take the drug?
Take the drug with a glass of water. It can be taken with or without food.
Side effects of using Modalert 200
Side effects reported with use of Modalert 200 are nausea and headache. Other side effects associated with the use of Modalert 200 is anorexia or xerostomia
How long Modalert 200 should be continued?
The drug is completely a prescription medicine. Hence, continue it till or as and when directed by your physician.
Overdose side effects of using Modalert 200
It is purely prescription medicine. If overdose happens you may experience restlessness, sleeping irregularity, excitement as well as nausea and diarrhea
Dose missed of Modalert 200
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 200
More than 500 drug interactions have been noted with use of Modalert 200. Common drug interactions noted are, with abilify, 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 noted.
General information regarding the use of Modafinil
Modalert 200 is prescription medicine which is also habitual in nature. So strictly take the drug under doctor’s prescription.