What Is Modalert
Modalert is a central stimulant used to reduce daytime sleepiness. As it is a wakefulness-promoting agent, it is used to treat narcolepsy, sleep apnea, shift work disorder, and in some cases ADHD. This medicine is a generic form of modafinil and is also used by healthy people to increase productivity and stay focused. People who have a job which require to be active for a long time such as a student, an accountant, an artist, writer, or even someone from the military. The reason why people with exhausting schedules have Modalert is that it increases vigilance, energy, and reaction time.
What are the benefits of using Modalert?
This medicine promotes wakefulness and enhances your memory. It targets a special place in your brain, giving you the jolt of energy needed. Some main benefits of this medication include increment in energy levels, improved focus, and concentration, increases motivation making it easy to work, finishes off mental fatigue for a long period, and makes it easier to perform repetitive tasks.
Which diseases does Modalert cure?
Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder that results in sleep paralysis triggered by extreme emotion. Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder where your breath stops in intervals or shallow breathing happens which results in a lack of sleep. Shift work sleep disorder occurs when there is a change in your work schedule so your sleeping cycle gets disrupted.
In what dosage should Modalert be taken?
Modalert comes in 100mg, 200mg, and 400mg tablets. For narcolepsy and sleep apnea it is preferred to use 200mg to 400mg of this medicine every day in two divided doses (in the morning and at noon). For treating shift work sleep disorder a single dose of 200mg an hour before work or in the morning is better. The initial dose should be 100 mg and then increased if required.
How does this medication work?
As the name defines, Modalert makes you alert. Now, how does this medicine exactly work? The receptors in the brain which reduce the amount of dopamine absorbed by the cells are blocked by Modalert. Hence, increasing the dopamine levels in the brain. The mechanism of Modalert is similar to that of cocaine, the only difference is that cocaine gives you an abnormal level of energy which obviously is not good for your health. Chemicals like histamine, orexin, and norepinephrine are responsible for your ‘alertness’ or wakefulness’’. Modalert increases the level of these chemicals in your bring thus keeping you active.
how does Modalert treat ADHD and narcolepsy and what to avoid during the treatment?
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder commonly known as ADHD makes people have difficulty in maintaining their focus on doing one task. People suffering from the disorder cannot perform routine tasks properly. ADHD patients have a low level of dopamine so Modalert helps them by increasing it. In a similar way, narcolepsy affected patients have a low level of orexin, so modalert helps them by increasing the level of orexin. Intake of grapefruit juice during the treatment of Modalert is not recommended as it decreases the
effect of the medicine. Drinking liquid alcohol or in any other form is strictly prohibited as it increases the side effects of the medicine. Operating heavy machinery or playing sports is highly discouraged during the use of Modalert as it can wear out energy very fast and you can feel very dizzy and drowsy.
What are some of the side effects caused by Modalert?
This medication may sound like magic but, it does have quite a few side effects like any other medication. The most common side effects of Modalert include stomach pain, nausea, anxiety, headaches, dizziness, agitation, confusion, tremors, insomnia, palpations, hypertension, loss of appetite, chills, fever, issues in passing urine, dark stool, drowsiness, rashes, and diarrhea. These are not common but, some people may have extreme side effects on this medicine
such as skin rashes, blistering, psychosis, issues in the liver, hallucinations, fast heartbeat, chest pain, depression, unexplained bruises, bleeding, or steven johnson syndrome. These are very rare but if you see swelling in your face, mouth, eyes, or throat, trouble in breathing, trouble in swallowing, hives, or rashes then it means you are having an allergic reaction to this medication and you need to seek medical help immediately.
Who should avoid using this medicine?
If you are pregnant or if you plan on becoming pregnant, tell your doctor beforehand and avoid using Modalert as it can prove to be extremely harmful to the unborn. This medicine can pass through breastfeeding so, if you are a breastfeeding mother then do not use modalert as it can leave lifelong effects on the baby. In the past, if you have ever been diagnosed with psychosis, kidney or liver disease, depression, anxiety, runny nose, back pain, Tourette' syndrome, high blood pressure, or hypertension then make sure your doctor
knows that before starting your treatment. If you have any allergies, if you have any other illness, if you are taking any other supplements etc. then avoid using Modalert.
Modalert is an apletic drug and during its use driving a car should be avoided. People with sensitive skin should avoid using Modalert. Overdosing on Modalert could prove to be very bad for health and do not use this medication without a doctor’s prescription. His tablet can be taken with food or without food. It needs to be swallowed with water. It is not good to be injected or snorted.