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Drug information on Modalert (Modafinil) from Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Modalert

  Tablet  
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Generic : Modafinil
 132.00
100mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Modafinil

Modafinil(Provigil) generic Modalert is an analeptic drug, prescribed for narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea and shift work disorder. It works by altering neurotransmitters in the brain.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Jul 23, 2018
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Medical Condition(s) for which Modalert may be prescribed


Side effects of Modalert

Sleeplessness, nervousness, aggression, headache, loss of appetite, gastrointestinal disturbances, palpitations and rash.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The usual dose is 200-400mg daily as a single morning dose or in 2 divided doses.

How to use Modalert?

It is available as tablets to take by mouth at bed time.

When is Modalert not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Modalert

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, liver, kidney disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Rarely patient may develop with increased risk of skin reactions (eg, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis)with the following symptoms: red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; or blisters on the inside of the eyes, nose, or mouth.If it is so consult with your doctor.

Other Precautions for Modalert

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Modalert

Store it at room temperature (15-30°C).



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