This medication is a stimulant, prescribed for excessive sleepiness caused by obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy (a condition that causes excessive daytime sleepiness) or shift work sleep disorder.
OSA/Nacrolepsy- Oral- The recommended dose is 150 mg or 250 mg given as a single dose in the morning.
Shift Work Disorder (SWD)- The recommended dose is 150 mg given daily approximately 1 hour prior to the start of their work shift.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, once a day as directed by your physician.
Palpitations and fast heart rate.
• Gastrointestinal : Nausea, diarrhea, dry mouth, indigestion, abdominal pain, constipation, vomiting and loose stools.
• General : Fatigue, thirst, influenza-like illness, pain and fever.
• Blood and Lymph : Seasonal allergy.
• Metabolic : Loss of appetite.
• Central Nervous System : Headache, dizziness, disturbance in attention, tremor, tingling, sleeplessness, anxiety, depression, agitation and nervousness.
• Genitourinary : Increased urination.
• Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing.
• Skin : Rash, inflammation and excessive sweating.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature (20° - 25°C) and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.