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Drug information on Modatec (Modafinil) from Cipla Limited (Protec)

Modatec

  Tablet  
Cipla Limited (Protec)
Generic : Modafinil
 60.00
100mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Modafinil

Modafinil(Provigil) generic Modatec 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 February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Modatec may be prescribed


Side effects of Modatec

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 Modatec?

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

When is Modatec not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Modatec

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 Modatec

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Modatec

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



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