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Modafinil ratified by the FDA

FDA approved Modafinil for cure of narcolepsy

Generic Modafinil is a psychostimulant that is ratified by the FDA for cure of narcolepsy (a sickness, characterized by unexpected and disorganized attacks of profound sleep, exhaustion or hypernormal drowse), sleep apnea and disturbance of sleep generated by changes in the mode of operation. This medicine pertains to the group of drugs that are known as eugeroics (stimulants) which contribute to mental vigilance and attention. One of the mechanisms of this drug’s action is agonism alpha-1-adrenergic receptors, as a result of which it has impact on mood and increases energy by enhancing the release of dopamine in the central nervous system. The benefits of Generic Modafinil compared to amphetamines were shown while the examination of this drug as a stimulant. It is as a dietary supplement takes an honourable place among nootropic drugs.


The standard dosage is 100-200 mg, or 4 mg for every kilogram of weight, it is taken in the case of deliberate suppression of sleep, or after waking in the morning to maintain a vigorous condition and without harm to sleep at night. The recommended doses usually range from 200 to 400 mg per day by clinical use for the treatment of extreme daytime drowse, associated with sleeping disease or sleep apnea. The portion may be taken once in the morning or twice a day (in the morning and at noon). The usual efficacious dosage is in the range 100-400 mg. while using for increase of physical working capacity. Doctors often advise to start using Modafinil at the lowest dose and then a patient should increase the dose by 50-100 mg for the determination of an optimum level.

Side effects of Generic Modafinil 200mg

The side effects of Modafinil are related to the stimulation of the central nervous system and may embrace nervousness, hyposomnia, shivering, feeling of euphoria and excitement. This substance may evoke gastro-intestinal disorders such as queasiness, emesis, bellyache, dry mouth, anorexia and headache. Also, there may be hypertension, heart palpitations or abnormal heart rhythm. The allergic rash, increased alkaline phosphatase or violation in random movements can appear in rare cases.

Today Modafinil can be bought in most countries. However, this drug is not especially popular on the underground market and it is not a profitable target for counterfeiting. It is available by prescription of a doctor.