When to take Provigil?

Provigil is commonly taken for suppressing the need for sleep, associated with narcolepsy, a brain disorder marked by uncontrollable daytime sleepiness attacks, obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome and shift work sleep disorder.

Avoid other dangerous activity until you know how this medication will affect your level of wakefulness.

You have to talk with your doctor if you continue to have excessive sleepiness even while taking modafinil.

Narcoleptics are patients that suffer of profound disturbances in usual sleeping patterns and have variable degrees of depression. Modafinil may be also an effective and well-tolerated treatment in patients with seasonal affective disorder/winter depression.

Modafinil handles in a certain way the working memory with some positive effects that may be limited to individuals with lower IQ.

Modafinil has also been used to treat neurological fatigue reported by patients with multiple sclerosis.

Additional, researchers are using flexible titration methods to cuantify and establish the safety and the efficacy of modafinil and other stimulants needed in the treatment of ADHD.

In 2006, the FDA voted against approval of another drug more powerful then Paxil (named Sparlon) the because of the numerous cases of skin rash that occured in a 1000-patient trial.

Modafinil is also used to treat: