Modafinil helps to concentrate on the desired goals, activates the additional abilities of the brain and improves cognitive functions. This is a stimulant of the higher functions of the brain, the action of which is built on the increased production of the synthesis of the main neurotransmitters: noradrenaline, dopamine, and serotonin. Although, it is unknown how this product influences on the additional synthesis of these chemical ingredients in the brain.
In the beginning, Modafinil was created for the treatment of narcolepsy. It inhibited a pathological sleepiness, and improved psychomotor functions. But over time patients noticed that their cognitive functions were increased. Taking Modafinil improved memory, increased concentration, and fatigue disappeared, an emotional stability and stress resistance increased, and physical energy appeared.
The use of Modafinil is allowed in both standard medical practice, and for the use in the special conditions. For example, militaries are often prescribed this medicine during special missions, so that they could maximally concentrate on a task, find quick and unusual solutions, and be awake. Taking the pills in accordance with a special scheme, sleepiness is not felt within 2-3 days, and important things may be done without physical and psychological fatigue. Even students may use it before important exams. Taking 1-2 pills helps to learn a lot of information without any efforts.
A scheme of the use of Modafinil depends on certain purposes. If you want to overcome the symptoms of narcolepsy, a pill of Modafinil 200 mg will be enough per day (in the morning, after awakening). The drug acts within 8-10 hours, and therefore you will not be sleepy in the evening, and will be full of energy.
If your purposes is to increase cognitive functions of the brain, a pill of Modafinil 200 mg per day will be enough. This is a preventive dose when a good effect is achieved without a side effect.
But if you want to prepare for exams, or important interview, or other event, 2 pills of Modafinil may be used per day. A pill in the dose of 200 mg is taken after awakening, and another pill is taken in 8-10 hours. This way, you will not be tired and sleepy, and be ready to your task. But do not take 400 mg of Modafinil within a long time. High doses are not safe.
- If you are going to take a pill of Modafinil, do not consume alcohol
- The side effects occur seldom but patients with cardiovascular diseases, diseases of the central nervous system and people with chronic diseases of liver are at high risk. In order to lower risks, consult a doctor and find out if this medicine may be used or not
The obvious symptoms of the overdose are high agitation, allergic reaction, headache, high blood pressure, and tachycardia. These symptoms tell about an intensive stimulation of the central nervous system, so that negative complications may occur.
If these symptoms appeared, it is necessary to do stomach lavage and control the overdose symptoms. Go to a doctor if complications occurred.