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About Sleep Apnea - Precautions and Warnings With Modafinil

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  • About Sleep Apnea
    This eMedTV segment features some basic information about sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder that is more likely to occur in people who snore loudly. This article includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Armodafinil
    Armodafinil is a medicine licensed to treat excessive sleepiness in people with certain sleep disorders. This eMedTV segment covers the drug's uses in more detail, describes the effects of the medicine, and offers general dosing information.
  • Armodafinil Dosing
    People with narcolepsy or sleep apnea usually take 150 or 250 mg of armodafinil once in the morning. This eMedTV Web page also includes armodafinil dosing guidelines for people with shift work sleep disorder and explains when to take the drug.
  • Armodafinil for Narcolepsy
    The FDA has approved armodafinil for narcolepsy treatment. This selection of the eMedTV library takes a look at this use of the medication, with information on what to expect while taking it and the other conditions it is prescribed to treat.
  • Causes of Sleep Apnea
    As this eMedTV article explains, causes of sleep apnea include blockage of the throat, faulty signals from the brain, and certain medical conditions. This page describes how these causes relate to the different types of sleep apnea.
  • Drug Interactions With Armodafinil
    Drugs that may interact with armodafinil include cyclosporine, rifamycin antibiotics, and MAOIs. This eMedTV article lists other medicines that may cause drug interactions with armodafinil and describes the possible effects of these interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Modafinil
    Diazepam, warfarin, and MAOIs are some of the medicines that may cause drug interactions with modafinil. As this eMedTV article explains, these interactions can increase your risk for side effects or reduce the effectiveness of the medications.
  • Effects of Sleep Apnea
    As this eMedTV article points out, sleep apnea can have several effects on a person's life, such as causing tiredness during the day and difficulty concentrating. This Web page provides an overview of several possible effects of this disorder.
  • Information on Sleep Apnea
    Sleep apnea is a common but serious sleep disorder, so it's important to know something about it. This eMedTV resource provides information on sleep apnea, such as the different types, what causes this condition, and possible symptoms.
  • Living With Sleep Apnea
    People living with sleep apnea often don't know that they have it. As this eMedTV article explains, however, sleep apnea puts people at risk for accidents and medical problems. This page explains how to get help if you are living with this condition.
  • Modafanil
    Modafinil is used to promote wakefulness in people with narcolepsy, sleep apnea, or other conditions. This eMedTV page further discusses modafinil uses and lists possible side effects of the drug. Modafanil is a common misspelling of modafinil.
  • Modafinal
    Modafinil is a prescription medicine that is used to promote wakefulness in people with certain conditions. This eMedTV page lists these specific conditions and describes the effects of the drug. Modafinal is a common misspelling of modafinil.
  • Modafinil
    Modafinil is a medicine that is used to help people with certain sleeping conditions stay awake. This eMedTV resource further explains what modafinil is used for, lists possible side effects that may occur, and offers dosing information for the drug.
  • Modafinil Dosing
    The recommended modafinil dose for any approved use is 200 mg once daily. This article from the eMedTV Web site contains more detailed modafinil dosing guidelines and offers suggestions for when and how to take the medication.
  • Modafinil Drug Information
    Are you looking for information on the drug modafinil? This eMedTV segment is a good place to start. It presents a brief overview, covering the conditions modafinil can treat, how often it is taken, and what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Armodafinil
    Some people have experienced psychiatric symptoms while taking armodafinil. This eMedTV segment provides more precautions and warnings with armodafinil, including a list of other possible side effects and information on who should not take the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Modafinil
    Modafinil may not be safe for people with heart problems or high blood pressure. This eMedTV article lists other precautions and warnings with modafinil and includes important information on who should not use the medication.
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