Provigil: A fuel to your Cognitive Function


Smart drugs, nootropics or Brain Enhancer are the same thing or substance that helps to develop or enhance the brain activity or functions. Provigil is one such smart drug that helps to promote wakefulness by altering the natural chemicals in the brain. The smart drug is used to treat excessive sleepiness caused by sleep apnea, narcolepsy, or shift work sleep disorder.  The generic name of Provigil is Modafinil Provigil is approved by FDA for promoting wakefulness among the individuals. Any person, who finds difficulty to stay awake and focus on work, can take a dose of this smart pill and then he /she is good to go.

  The drug is often prescribed as “off-label” for those complaining fatigue Provigil helps to treat the excessive sleep disorder it does not cure the issue. People must realize that this smart drug is not a replacement for sleep, so must be little careful with the medicine and if they take and do not get enough sleep then, they will still experience the sleep deprivation or the negative effects.

Dosing Instruction

Before you start with any medicine, it is important to take a doctor’s advice and follow the prescription thoroughly. Here is the general idea as to how you can consume the pill-

•    Provigil 200 mg is the recommended dose to be taken per day

•    You can take the medicine with food or without food as your doctor prescribes

•    Those who suffer from shift work sleep disorder must take the pill one hour before work

•    Never take two pills at the same time, if you miss a dose

•    The medicine can be taken either in the early morning or in the early afternoon as per as the need to be awake and alert

•    People suffering from excessive daytime sleepiness or narcolepsy can take the smart pill early in the morning

Important things to Remember

Here are some important things that you should keep in mind to avoid the ill-effects of the medicines-

•    If you are allergic to Armodafinil, then this smart drug is not your piece of cake. This will cause more allergic reactions to you

•    The smart is not advisable for children below 18 years of age

•    If you are pregnant or you are breastfeeding women, then you should avoid this smart drug

•    Never mix the pill with alcohol

•    If you have liver or kidney disease then consults the doctor before using the pill

•    Individuals having history of drug abuse or addiction should stay away from the pill

•    People with history of mental illness should also avoid

 Talking about Benefits

The amazing advantages of the smart pill is listed below-

•    It helps you to stay active and light throughout the day

•    Helps to take right decision by reducing the impulsive actions

•    This smart pill can be used on a daily basis as it has very fewer side effects

•    Provigil 200 mg helps in concentration and memory building

•    In the year 1998, Provigil got its approval as a smart pill