What is Nuvigil?
Nuvigil is a type of drug that falls under the smart drug category which has stimulant qualities. It is used for treating of narcolepsy and shift work sleep disorder. It is considered to be a very powerful agent in terms of wakefulness and is used for increasing energy along with alertness and ability to focus. It also has the possibility of treating ADD along with depression and schizophrenia and also may have potential use for treating jet lag. It is considered to be a sort of nootropic drug as it can lead to enhanced mental performance. It can also produce a stimulant effect on the brain. It increases the energy in the brain.
There are very less negative effects of this drug. It is said that this gives more sense naturally and enables people to be more productive and focused.
Benefits of Nuvigil
It primarily helps by working as a wakefulness agent among people by keeping them active. It increases a significant amount of energy in the user.
This drug keeps people having sleep problems and difficulties active during the day and it treats people suffering from narcolepsy.
It is also beneficial in treating insomnia and people who have irregular sleeping patterns. This is most beneficial for people having in shifts and who do not get time to sleep in regular lengths.
It is also used as a cognitive enhancer and brain booster. This use is an ‘off-label’ use.
It improves focus, concentration and even is known for lengthening the span of attention in a person.
Bodybuilders can also use it to increases their mental ability so that they work harder and increase their abilities.
The dosage is prescribed by a doctor and the doctor suggests the dosage required by person depending on the purpose.
The dosage is usually prescribed between 50 and 250 mg and should normally be taken during the morning. One can also use this for during the shift time of his workplace but the drug should be taken just an hour before starting the shift.
But, it should be taken late in the day as it will later make the person have difficulties in sleeping at night or the exact appropriate hour.
There are certain side effects of Nuvigil which are-
It may also be possible to see the allergic reaction but that is quite rare.
However, the drug is very safe as suggested by experts and very few adults see the side effects as harmful ones.