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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Modatec 200 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Modatec 200 mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Modatec 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR MODATEC

    Modafinil(200 mg)

    Uses

    Modatec 200 mg tablet is used in the treatment of narcolepsy

    How it works

    Modatec 200 mg tablet modulates the levels of chemical messengers in the brain and exerts a stimulant effect to reduce extreme sleepiness.

    Common side effects

    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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR MODATEC

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    • MODALERT 200 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 19/tablet
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      Rs. 190
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    • PROVAKE 200 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 18.95/tablet
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      Rs. 189.52
      pay 93% more per tablet
    • MODAFIL 200 MG TABLET
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      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 13.25/tablet
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      Rs. 132.50
      pay 35% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR MODATEC

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR MODATEC

    Modafinil

    Q.

    Is modafinil an addictive/narcotic drug?
    Modafinil is not a narcotic drug. But, it may cause addiction/dependency if not taken as prescribed

    Q.

    Is modafinil an amphetamine/nootropic?
    Yes. Modafinil is a nootropic drug but it is not an amphetamine

    Q.

    Is modafinil safe?
    Yes. Modafinil is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

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    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 modafinil improve memory?
    Modafinil promotes wakefulness. However, it does not improve the memory

    Q.

    Does modafinil cause hair loss?
    Yes. Modafinil may cause hair loss. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

    Q.

    Does modafinil promote weight loss?
    No. Modafinil does not promote weight loss.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)