Modafil 200 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Modafil Tablet
Modafil 200 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of narcolepsy.
Modafil Tablet side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Nervousness
  • Anxiety
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Palpitations
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Sleepiness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Irritability
  • Dyspepsia
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Abnormal thoughts
  • Depression
  • Tachycardia
  • Decreased appetite
  • Diarrhoea
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
How to use Modafil Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Modafil 200 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Modafil Tablet works
Modafil 200 mg Tablet modulates the levels of chemical messengers in the brain and exerts a stimulant effect to reduce extreme sleepiness.
Modafil Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Modafil 200 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Modafil 200 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Modafil 200 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Patients with abnormal levels of sleepiness who take modafinil should be advised that their level of wakefulness may not return to normal, so they should avoid driving.
Kidney
Modafil 200 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Modafil 200 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Modafil 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Modafil 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Modafil Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Modafil 200 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Take the drug about 1 hour before you need to be fully alert.
  • Limit intake of caeffine.
  • Do not stop the drug suddenly as you can get withdrawl symptoms.
  • Do not drink alcohol whil taking this drug.
  • Do not give modafinil to children below 18 years of age.
  • Do not take the medicine if you are allergic to it or to any other content (e.g. lactose) in the medicine.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking modafinil as it may cause dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Modafil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Equblam, Zepox, Raipox
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan, Urpam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik, Klojet, Sezolan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Konit, Zipam, Enzed
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Etizom, Etimax, Etezole
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure, Boze, Clobazed
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): E Gen
MODERATE

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Is Modafil an addictive/narcotic drug?
Modafil is not a narcotic drug. But, it may cause addiction/dependency if not taken as prescribed
Q. Is Modafil an amphetamine/nootropic?
Yes. Modafil is a nootropic drug but it is not an amphetamine
Q. Is Modafil safe?
Yes. Modafil is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Can I take modafinil with citalopram, paracetamol, aspirin, Ritalin, or Aderall?
Modafinil should not be taken with citalopram. It can be taken with paracetamol, aspirin, Ritalin, or Aderall, only if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Does Modafil improve memory?
Modafil promotes wakefulness. However, it does not improve the memory
Q. Does Modafil cause hair loss?
Yes. Modafil may cause hair loss. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Does Modafil promote weight loss?
No. Modafil does not promote weight loss.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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