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What Is Armodafinil Used For?

Is Armodafinil Used in Children?

Armodafinil has not been shown to be safe and effective for any use in children younger than 17 years old. Children may be at a higher risk for dangerous reactions to the drug.
 

Is Armodafinil Used for Off-Label Reasons?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend armodafinil for treating something other than the conditions discussed in this article. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, armodafinil is sometimes used off-label for the following uses:
 
There are also a few less legitimate off-label armodafinil uses, such as:
 
  • Improving brain function (such as before tests or exams)
  • Improving athletic performance
  • Suppressing the need for sleep
  • Helping people lose weight.
     

Armodafinil for Narcolepsy

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