Modafinil- things to know before taking it

Modafinil is the prescribed medicine which is used to treat the weakness which causes by the excessive sleepiness. This medicine you can take to treat the excessive sleepiness. You should take this medicine on the recommendation of your doctor because they know that which is right for you.

First of all, you should know about your condition that how you feel during this problem and then if they find your condition severe then may bet they prefer you to take Modafinil. If they prescribe you to take, then we are going to discuss some of the things before taking it.

What are they? You will find the answer to this question in this post.

Let’s discuss those things which you have to know when you are going to take Modafinil.

When you not to take Modafinil?

There are some conditions in which we are unable to take Modafinil. That conditions are-

  • in pregnancy
  • severe allergic reactions by any other brand of the Provigil or ingredients which includes in this medicine
  • Don’t take the expired date medicine that’s why must read all the instructions.

Before starting to take-

You need to tell your doctor if you have-

  • allergic to any other medicine
  • if you are under the age of 18 and over than the 65 years
  • mental illness and depression
  • heart-related problems
  • irregular heartbeat
  • kidney and liver problems
  • pregnant and want to become
  • going for the surgery
  • go for treating the dental problems ‘

If you are suffering from any one of the conditions, then you should tell to your doctor.

Taking other medicine

As we know that some medicines interact with this, then you should know those medicines-

  • brain stimulants
  • antidepressants and anti-biotic
  • medication to treat fungal infections
  • medication for high blood pressure and heart medication
  • that medication which is uses to treat the kidney and liver disease

If you are taking any medication from the above-listed, then you should inform your doctor. They tell you that which medication you take or avoid while taking Modafinil.


At last, we conclude that if you are going to take Modafinil for treating the sleep apnea and sleeping disorder, then these are the most important things to know which you should consider.