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Composition for WAKLERT

Armodafinil(250 mg)

food interaction for WAKLERT

alcohol interaction for WAKLERT

pregnancy interaction for WAKLERT

lactation interaction for WAKLERT

It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Waklert 250 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Waklert 250 mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Armodafinil(250 mg)


Waklert 250 mg tablet is used to treat excessive sleepiness in patients suffering from sleep/wake disorders such as narcolepsy (excessive daytime sleep), obstructive sleep apnea (OSA, lack of restful sleep due to shallow/paused or infrequent breathing during sleep) or shift work sleep disorder (difficulty in falling/staying asleep during scheduled sleeping hours or difficulty in staying awake during scheduled working hours in those who work in night/rotating shifts).

How it works

Waklert 250 mg tablet is a wakefulness-promoting agent. The exact mechanism of action of Waklert 250 mg tablet is not known, however, it is likely to stop the transfer and absorption of a chemical called dopamine in brain. It is also likely to increase certain signals in the brain and thus, exert a wakefulness-promoting effect.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Frequent urge to urinate, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Difficulty in paying attention, Dry mouth, Increased thirst, Headache, Heartburn, Impaired concentration, Increased sweating, Insomnia, Loss of appetite, Stomach pain


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Expert advice for WAKLERT

  • Tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including medicine for treating anxiety, depression, or seizures, sleeping pills, pain relievers, muscle relaxers, anticoagulants or other medicines including such as citalopram, palbociclib, levomethadyl acetate, olaparib, clopidogril, ranolazine.
  • Take precautions if you have high blood pressure, any mental (psychological) illness or if you consumed alcohol excessively or ever overused a medicine (drug abuse).
  • Tell your doctor if you are or are planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding. 
  • Certain types of contraceptives (hormonal birth control measures) become less effective while on armodafinil treatment. Additional birth control measures may be required during/after treatment with this drug in patients who are not planning to become pregnant.
  • As armodafinil may cause dizziness, do not drive or operate machinery.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may worsen the side effect of armodafinil.

Frequently asked questions for WAKLERT


Q. Does armodafinil work?
Armodafinil is effective if taken as per the dose and duration prescribed by a doctor.
Q. What does armodafinil look like?
Armodafinil is available in the form of a tablet which is to be taken orally.
Q. Is armodafinil a narcotic/is it addictive?
No. Armodafinil is not a narcotic. It has very low potential to be a habit forming medicine. Please follow your doctor’s instructions about the dose and duration of treatment. Do not take it for longer time than prescribed. Do not discontinue the treatment abruptly.


Content on this page was last updated on 17 September, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)