What is Nuvigil?
This medicine is one of the smart drugs or nootropic agents with wakefulness-promoting effects. So, it is recommended for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness due to sleep disorders such as narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea. It is also useful for people with shift work sleep disorder. In addition, it is prescribed to enhance your cognitive abilities.
Is Nuvigil a stimulant?
According to pharmacological classification, Nuvigil falls under the category of drugs known as eugeroics, which have some sort of effects similar to stimulants, keeping you mentally alert for a longer duration.
Is Nuvigil legal?
In the United States and Australia, armodafinil belongs to the class of drugs known as “Schedule 4” prescription drugs. Therefore, it is a legal drug. In fact, some drug regulatory bodies have approved the use of armodafinil.
Is Nuvigil a narcotic drug?
This medicine falls under the category of drugs called “Non-narcotic Schedule IV compounds,” so it is not a narcotic drug. In fact, people who have excessive daytime sleepiness use this smart drug with no signs of dependence.
What is the difference between Nuvigil and Provigil?
This medicine contains armodafinil and Provigil contains Modafinil. Nuvigil is nothing but the “R-enantiomer” of Provigil, which means it is Provigil’s close cousin. The clinical safety and efficacy of both Nuvigil and Provigil are the same.
What are the symptoms of Nuvigil overdose?
The signs and symptoms of Nuvigil overdose include insomnia (sleeplessness), anxiety, disorientation, hallucination, confusion, or delusions. Other overdose symptoms include nausea and diarrhea.