Factors to Keep in Mind while Using Modafinil

07 September, 2020  |  Raja

Modafinil is used for sleep disorders such as narcolepsy which leads to extreme sleepiness or disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea. However, this medication should not be used to address general tiredness or by those who do not suffer from the sleep disorder.

The right method of usage

When you buy Modafinil online, it is important that you know how to use it. The medication comes with a guide that you can read, or you can speak to your pharmacist or doctor for more clarity. If you suffer from narcolepsy, then Modafinil can be taken either once in the morning or your doctor may split the dosage into morning and noon dosages. You can take the tablet either with or without food as instructed by your physician.

Those suffering from obstructive sleep apnea usually take the medication once in the morning. It is important to continue taking your other regular treatments such as mouth device, CPAP machine, etc, unless the doctor instructs you otherwise.

After you buy Modafinil online, continue taking it according to the prescribed dosage and avoid stopping the medication suddenly. Normally, the doctor will bring down the dose slowly to prevent certain withdrawal systems such as confusion, vomiting, nausea, chills, sweating or shaking. Keep your doctor informed if you experience any of these symptoms. Another important factor to note is to only take the prescribed dosage as it could sometimes lead to addiction especially in those who have a substance use disorder.

Precautions and care

Before you buy Modafinil online, speak to your doctor and mention any allergies that you have. You doctor will also want to know your medical history especially if you have any heart problems such as irregular heartbeat, mitral valve issues, enlarged heart, chest pain, heart attack etc. Let your doctor know if you have had psychosis, mania, depression, liver problems, high blood pressure or if you have had problems with stimulant drugs.

When you buy Modafinil online, you may be able to stay awake but certain activities such as driving may still not be safe to do. It may cause dizziness, therefore, avoid using machinery and stay away from alcoholic drinks while on this medication. The effectiveness of birth control hormonal pills, ring or patch may reduce while on Modafinil and could lead to a pregnancy. Even after stopping treatment, it is better to use extra methods of birth control just o be safe. If you experience any bleeding or spotting, keep your doctor informed.

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