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Armodafinil F.A.Q.

What is Armodafinil?

Generic Armodafinil is a prescription medicine which is used in order to promote wakefulness in grown up people who face with excessive sleep during a day, caused by narcolepsy, shift work disorder (SWD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). One should understand that the medication will not completely treat disorders; it will only eliminate the symptoms, but not substitute sleepiness at all. That’s why it is very vital to follow all the advice of your doctor concerning good and proper sleep.

Can children take Armodafinil?

The medication is not approved to be given for children. It is not yet known whether Armodafinil is safe or harmful for children who are younger than 17 years. Be sure, to store the medicine at home far from the reach of kids.

What are tablets of Armodafinil?

Before you buy Armodafinil you should know that this medication is a federally controlled substance and can lead to dependence or abuse. Keep them in a place in order to avoid abuse or misuse. It is against the law to sell the remedy to others. Certainly, tell the doctor about the history of alcohol addiction, or, maybe, addiction to street drugs, if there are such.

Who shouldn’t take Armodafinil?

Do not take the medication if you:

Have allergy to one of the ingredients that are present in the tablets. For this check the Medication Guide.

have experienced a rash or other allergic reactions to Modafinil or Armodafinil

What to tell a doctor before you order Armodafinil?

Tell the doctor about all possible things that bothered and bother you at the moment:

history of mental problems, such as psychosis

heart problems, including heart attack

high blood pressure

kidney or liver problems

history of alcohol or drug abuse

you are pregnant or have plans to become a mom in the nearest future

you are a breastfeeding mom

Tell the doctor about all possible medications you are taking at the moment:

Don’t forget to tell the doctor about all the remedies, vitamins, dietary supplements and herbs you are taking at the moment. Armodafinil can influence on the way other medicines work. They can interact with each other, which can lead to side effects. Correspondingly other medicines can affect on the work of Armodafinil tablets. Paying attention to all these moments, your doctor may change you dose.

It is very important to tell a doctor:

That you use birth control pills, implants, shots, patches, intrauterine devices (IUDs) and vaginal rings. All these methods can work very slowly while you are taking Armodafinil. That’s why it is very important to discuss with a doctor some other methods of avoiding pregnancy while being treated with the medication. It is even possible to get pregnant after one month of stopping Armodafinil.

How to take Armodafinil?

In order to avoid all possible side effects and get a desirable result, it is very significant to follow all the recommendations of your doctor. Take the dosage which was prescribed by your physician, because it is only for you and individual.  Don’t change it without discussing it with a doctor. Take it at the same time each day. One can have it with meal or without. If you overdose, call the doctor.

Do not take any new medicines without your physician’s approval.  What to Avoid while Taking Armodafinil? It is recommended not to drive a car or do other dangerous activities, while taking Armodafinil. You shouldn’t change the daily habits without your doctor’s consultation. It is also very important not to drink alcohol. It is yet unknown whether it affects on the organism while being treated with the medication.