Nuvigil: A New Age Smart Pill
Nootropic or smart drugs have become important like any other necessity of life. In this stressful life, where people are falling for technologies; in another way draining out the cognitive functions. To have a healthy brain health is equally important along keeping a sound body.
People are more often are falling into the trap of an excessive sleep disorder, where a person is falling into the uncontrollable episodes of sleep. The saddest part is, they don’t even realize that they have gone into the clutch of sleep. This can really be dangerous, as this becomes the hub for many other diseases and also it might attack you in the middle of something important, that needs your attention.
So, to drive this problem out, Smart drugs can be a useful and a beneficial hand. Yes, these groups of medicines are capable enough to promote wakefulness among those suffering terribly from this disorder.
What is the Role of Nuvigil?
Nuvigil is an oral prescribed medicine that is suggested by the doctors to its patients and individuals dealing with a sleep disorder. Nuvigil is available in the markets as a brand version of the generic Armodafinil. People, who are allergic to Armodafinil, should not choose Nuvigil as an option. Armodafinil is the active ingredient present in the tablets, so they might have some serious allergic reactions.
The role of Nuvigil in treating sleep disorder is very interesting. Although the exact mechanism of the pill still remains a mystery, doctors and researchers have stated something how the pills work. Nuvigil may work by increasing the amount of dopamine (chemical neurotransmitters) in the brain. This increases the reuptake of dopamine into the nerves. This is how it controls the sleep and the wake cycle in an individual thus promotes wakefulness.
What does it treat?
Nuvigil treats the excessive sleep disorder and is also a brain enhancer that improves and uplifts the brains cognitive functions. Obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, excessive daytime sleepiness, restless leg syndrome and shift work sleep disorder are some of the reasons that contribute to this disorder.
But along with treating the sleep disorder, it targets in the development of the brains executive functions. This includes-
• Increased in the memory span
• Develops the capacity of making right decisions, as the smart pill helps in reducing the impulsive action in a person
• It also develops a prolonged focus and concentration level in a person
• Opens up the chambers of the creative thinking
Side effects of the smart-pill
With the good things comes the bad effect also. But if you take the medicine under the proper supervision of the doctor, these ill effects can be well tolerated. The side-effects of Nuvigil are –
• A sore throat
• A headache
• Peeling and redness of the skin