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Modafinil Drug Information

Healthcare providers prescribe modafinil (Provigil®) for the treatment of:
 
 
The medication comes in tablet form and is generally taken once a day. Modafinil's effects are not fully understood, so it is unclear how the medicine works to promote wakefulness. What is clear is that modafinil will not work if you stop taking it or take it in a manner other than what your healthcare provider recommends.
 
Prior to beginning treatment with modafinil, your healthcare provider needs complete information on your medical history. This includes any other medical conditions you have and any other drugs you are taking. This will help ensure the right treatment is prescribed for you.
 
(Click Modafinil for more information on this drug, including possible side effects, whether it is available in generic form, and what to do in cases of overdose.)
 
 

Modafinil Drug Information

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