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Brief Overview About Provigil 200 MG Tablets (Modafinil 200mg)
Provigil 200 MG Tablets is the most famous brand name of generic medicine known as Generic Modafinil. Provigil 200 mg tablets are indicated to treat excessive sleepiness caused by narcolepsy or shift work sleep disorder. In Narcolepsy, a person feels excessive daytime sleepiness while in shift work sleep disorder, a person feels sleepy in scheduled waking hours and finds difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep during scheduled sleeping hours in people who work at night or on rotating shifts. Provigil tablets 200 mg is quite effective treatment to prevent excessive sleepiness caused by obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (This is a sleep disorder in which a person briefly stops breathing or breathe shallowly many times during sleep and therefore does not get enough restful sleep)
What Is The Mechanism Of Action Of Provigil 200 MG Tablets (Modafinil 200mg)?
Modafinil belongs to a group of medications called wakefulness promoting agents. It acts by inhibiting the reuptake of dopamine by attaching to the dopamine reuptake pump and results in an increase in extracellular dopamine. It activates the glutamatergic circuits while blocks GABA. It works by a synergistic combination of mechanisms including the direct blocking of dopamine reuptake, indirect hindrance of noradrenaline reuptake in the VLPO and orexin activation. Thus, it changes the amounts of certain natural substances in the area of the brain that controls sleep and wakefulness.
How Can You Apply Provigil 200 MG Tablets (Modafinil 200mg)?
Provigil 200 mg tablets are available in a dosing strength of 200 mg. This medicine is used according to the condition of a person, so read the conditions carefully before application.
For the treatment of Narcolepsy/ Obstructive Sleep Apnea/Hypopnea Syndrome: You need to consume a single tablet of Provigil 200 mg through the mouth once a day in the morning, with an adequate amount of water.
For the treatment of Shift Work Sleep Disorder: You need to take a single tablet of Provigil 200 mg orally per day, approximately 1 hour prior to the start of the work shift with a colossal amount of water.
Provigil 200 mg tablets may be consumed with or without food but for effective results, you need to avoid heavy meals. Avoid breaking or chewing the tablet, you need to swallow it whole.
What Are The Contraindications Of Provigil 200 MG Tablets (Modafinil 200mg)?
The term contraindication means that Provigil tablet 200mg is not allowed to consume in listed conditions such as:
- If you are hypersensitive to any compound of Provigil tablets 200 mg as it may cause the noxious effects.
- If you are facing certain liver, kidney or heart disease then you are strictly advised not to consume Provigil 200mg medicine.
What Are The Noxious Effects Of Provigil 200 MG Tablets (Modafinil 200mg)?
A person may face some of the noxious effects after using Provigil tablets 200 mg like fever, sore throat, headache, and vomiting, peeling, and red skin rash; bruising, severe tingling, pain, muscle weakness; easy bruising. Don't worry these signs may pass soon as passage of time.
What Are The Safety Measures Of Provigil 200 MG Tablets (Modafinil 200mg)?
- You need to visit your doctor regularly, as the doctor makes sure that Provigil tablets 200 mg is working properly or not.
- It is important to tell your doctor if you are pregnant as your doctor may check that you are eligible to consume Provigil medicine or not.
- In the case of serious skin reaction after consumption of Provigil 200mg medicine, consult your doctor immediately.
- If you think Provigil tablet is not working properly after you have consumed it for a few weeks, do not enhance the dose. Instead, ask your doctor.