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Drug information on Biryth (50 mg) (armodafinil) from Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Biryth (50 mg)

Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : armodafinil
4 Tablets

Drug Name : armodafinil

Armodafinil(Nuvigil) generic Biryth (50 mg) 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.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Biryth (50 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Biryth (50 mg)

  Heart: 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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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.

How to use Biryth (50 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, once a day as directed by your physician.

When is Biryth (50 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Biryth (50 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart diseases, smoking, alcohol abuse, high blood pressure, depression, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and lactation.

• It may affect thinking ability and may not completely relieve sleepiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

Other Precautions for Biryth (50 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Biryth (50 mg)

Store it at room temperature (20° - 25°C) and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.

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