What is Armodafinil prescribed for?
It is a smart drug or a nootropic agent that has wakefulness-promoting properties. Therefore, it is prescribed for the treatment of excessive sleepiness caused by sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and shift work sleep disorder. Also, it is prescribed to enhance cognitive abilities because it improves brain function.
Is Armodafinil a narcotic drug?
This medicine is categorized under the drugs called “non-narcotic Schedule IV compounds.” Most patients who have excessive sleepiness can use this smart drug without causing much dependence.
Is Armodafinil a stimulant?
This medicine is classified under the family of drugs called eugeroics, which are a type of stimulants that keep you mentally alert for a longer period.
Is Armodafinil legal?
In the United States, this medicine is classified under the class of drugs called “Schedule 4” prescription-only drug. So, it is a legal drug, which has been approved by the drug regulatory bodies for the treatment of sleep disorders.
What is the difference between Armodafinil and Modafinil?
Nuvigil is the brand name of Armodafinil and Provigil is the brand name of Modafinil. This medicine is the “R-enantiomer” of modafinil, meaning means it is a close relative of modafinil. The precise action mechanism of Armodafinil and modafinil is unknown. However, they have the same effects.
Can you overdose on Armodafinil?
Armodafinil overdose could cause insomnia (sleeplessness), restlessness, mental disorientation, confusion, hallucination, and delusions. Physical symptoms include nausea and diarrhea.