Is Provigil legal?
Modafinil, the active constituent present in Provigil is classified as a schedule IV controlled substance in the US under its federal law. Only a DEA-registered importer can import the medication without a prescription.
What type of drug is Provigil?
It is a stimulant drug and is marketed as a 'wakefulness promoting agent'. It is prescribed for the treatment of narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea, and shift work sleep disorder.
Is Provigil good for ADHD?
This medicine is not recommended for use in Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, some research studies have shown to improve the symptoms of ADHD when compared to the placebo.
Is Provigil dangerous?
Modafinil, the active constituent in this medicine was unofficially called as the world’s first safe smart drug by some researchers at Harvard and Oxford universities. The researchers at these universities suggested the short term use of this smart drug carried a low risk.
What are the commonly observed side effects of Provigil?
The most commonly observed side effects of these medicines include dizziness, headache, nervousness, nausea, and difficulty in sleeping. Very rarely serious side effects are observed with this medication.
Does this medication affect appetite?
Extensive research still needs to be carried out to conclude that this medicine affects appetite. In a small research study, it was observed that individuals taking this medicine ate less.