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Armodafinil is a medicine that is often prescribed to help people with certain sleep disorders stay awake and alert. Specifically, it is used to treat excessive sleepiness due to narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder, and sleep apnea. The medication comes in tablet form and is typically taken once daily. While most people tolerate the drug well, side effects can include insomnia, headache, and nausea.
- Sleep apnea (known medically as obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome or OSAHS)
- Shift work sleep disorder (SWSD), a problem in people who work night shifts or who frequently change between day and night work shifts.