Modafinil an Effective Cognitive Enhancer


Modafinil is a smart drug which promotes wakefulness and also treats disorders related to narcolepsy. Narcolepsy is characterized by the excessive sleepiness or the uncontrolled episodes of falling asleep during daytime and work hours.  This smart drug is very useful as it allows you to work for a long duration of time without making you tired. This smart drug really works smartly and hence the FDA has declared Modafinil as legal. As the time demands now we have to be active and alert there is no place for people who are lazy and slow. Modafinil being a cognitive enhancer make you active, focused and alert. Modafinil works by altering the natural chemicals in the brain is used to treat sleep apnea and shift work sleep disorder.

How Modafinil enhances the brain?

•    It has been shown that Modafinil improves fatigue levels and also the reaction time.
•    Modafinil also helps you in taking a right decision as it reduces the impulsive action.
•    Even the sleep-deprived doctors take Modafinil to improve the brain function.

How can you take Modafinil?

A patient who is suffering from narcolepsy must take the medicine in the morning and to those people who work in shifts should consume the pill an hour prior to work. The recommended dose for this medicine is 200 mg once in a day which should not exceed 400 mg a day. You can take the medicine with food or without food.

How can you dose Modafinil?

You must always consult your doctor before you start with any medicine dose. The recommended dose of Modafinil for a healthy person is 30-50 mg which lasts 6-8 hours. You can take it in the morning with food or without food.

Lime lighting the advantages 

Here are few advantages of this smart drug that will surely benefit you.
•    The first and the foremost is that it is eugeroic which means you will feel light and active after taking this.
•    Modafinil is indeed one of the best and effective remedies to treat the sleeping disorder.
•     As this smart drug is mild, hence it can be used on day to day basis.
•    Modafinil is not at all addictive in fact it helps to kick an addiction.
•    Modafinil was approved as a smart drug by FDA in the year 1988. This can increase your faith and trust in the medicine.

Side effects of the medicine

There is always a two side of a coin. Same way with the advantages it comes; the side effect or disadvantages. But Modafinil has mild side effects compared to another pill available.
The most common one include
•    Nausea
•    Headache
•    Nervousness
•    Upper respiratory tract infection
•    Anxiety
•    Insomnia more


Here are some of the things that you must keep in mind while taking the medicine so as to get the best results out of it. If you take care of this things then; the medicine would turn a blessing to you. The points include-
•     Avoid taking alcohol with Modafinil. This can turn really dangerous.
•        Consult a physician if may feel withdrawal signs suddenly after discontinuing the medicine.
•     Keep an eye on the blood pressure level which might fluctuate.
•   Avoid driving or doing any machinery works which would require alertness.
•    You might have to go for heart test before starting the medicine dose.
•    This smart pill is not approved for children’s.
•    If you are using Modafinil, limit the use of caffeine and chocolate which might result in shakiness, fast heartbeats, and nervousness.
•    A person aged 65 years and above should be more alert while using the medicine as because they are very much prone to side effects.
•    If you are pregnant or have any plans to get, then consult your doctor about taking the medicine.
•    If you are on any Birth control pills, or any hormone- control pill, it is advisable to use some other kind birth control measures also because when you are on Modafinil these measures might fail.

This is how Modafinil is termed as an effective cognitive enhancer. If you follow the dos and don’ts properly it is guaranteed that you will be benefited. This is all that I had to write on the blog. Do write in the comment section below about your reviews regarding this smart drug. I will be eagerly waiting for your response. 


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