What is Provigil?
Provigil is a medication that promotes wakefulness. It is thought to work by altering the natural chemicals (neurotransmitters) in the brain.
What is Provigil used for?
Provigil is used to treat excessive sleepiness caused by sleep apnea, narcolepsy, or shift work sleep disorder.
How to consume Provigil?
Provigil might be habit-forming. Never share this medicine with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction. Provigil is usually taken each morning to prevent daytime sleepiness, or 1 hour before the start of a work shift to treat work-time sleep disorders.
What is to be avoided while taking Provigil?
The medicine might impair thinking or reactions. Be careful in case of driving or doing anything that needs to be alert. Avoid performing dangerous activities until one might know as to how Provigil will affect level of wakefulness. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking modafinil.
What other drugs will affect Provigil?
Other drugs that might interact with modafinil, include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell each of the healthcare providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using.