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Armod 150mg Strip Of 4 Tablets

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Armod 150 MG Description

Armod Tablet is a prescription medicine used for the patient to stay awake in narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder and obstructive sleep apnea. Narcolepsy refers to a condition where a person sleeps ...
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ContainsArmodafinil(150.0 Mg)
UsesNarcolepsy, Shift work sleep disorder, Obstructive sleep apnea
Side effectsHeadache, Dizziness, Nausea, Difficulty in falling asleep, Difficulty in concentrating
ClassificationDRUGS FOR NARCOLEPSY
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Uses of Armod 150 MG

  • Narcolepsy
  • Shift work sleep disorder
  • Obstructive sleep apnea

Contraindications of Armod 150 MG

  • If you are hypersensitive or allergic to Armodafinil.
  • If you are younger than 18 years.

Side effects of Armod 150 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Difficulty in falling asleep
  • Difficulty in concentrating
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry mouth

Precautions and Warnings of Armod 150 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Armod Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No, Armod tablet is not advised in pregnancy as it can be harmful to the unborn baby. Please inform the doctor if you're pregnant or planning pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Armod Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Armod tablet is generally avoided in breastfeeding women. Please inform the doctor if you are breastfeeding; the doctor will weigh the pros and cons and advise the best for you.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Armod Tablet?
A:
Armod Tablet can affect the ability to concentrate; please drive the vehicle only if you are fully awake and can focus.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Armod Tablet?
A:
Alcohol consumption should be avoided while taking Armod Tablet as it can increase the feeling of dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of heart, respiratory issues, kidney or liver disorders.
  • You or a family member has a history of depression, mania or any mental disorder.
  • You want to discontinue the medicine or reduce the dose.
  • You are on birth control pills, Armod tablet can decrease the efficacy of birth control pills, and you should consider some other alternatives.
  • Armod Tablet is known to interact with certain medications, and hence you should share proper medical history with the doctor. Please inform the doctor about any medications that you are taking, even ...
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Mode of Action of Armod 150 MG

How Does It Work?

Armod Tablet has Armodafinil as the main ingredient. Armodafinil acts as a stimulant and controls certain chemicals in the brain, promoting wakefulness. It thus helps the person to stay awake, sufferi...
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Directions for Use of Armod 150 MG

  • Armod Tablet should be taken only according to a doctor's recommendation.
  • It is usually prescribed as a long term medication and taken every day, once in the morning. Patients with Shift work sleep order usually take it one hour before the shift.
  • You can take Armod Tablet with or without food.
  • Maintain the proper schedule and have the medicine at the same time every day.
  • Take the tablet as a whole with some water.
  • Armod tablet should not be distorted in any way by crushing or breaking it.

Interactions of Armod 150 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Blood thinners like warfarin, Acyclovir (antiviral medicine), Alprazolam (anti-anxiety medicine), Erythromycin (antibiotic), Carbamazepine ( anti-epilepsy drug) - Armod tablet can increase the rate of...
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  • Diazepam, Clobazam (Benzodiazepine)- Armod tablet can decrease the rate of metabolism of these medicines.
  • Armod tablet decreases the efficacy of birth control pills.

Interactions with food items

  • Armod Tablet is not known to interact with any particular food item.

Storage and disposal of Armod 150 MG

Store the Armod Tablet at room temperature and keep it away from any source of direct heat or light. Don't keep the medicine in direct sunlight. Armod tablets do not need to be refrigerated. Keep the ...
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Dosage of Armod 150 MG

Overdose

Never double the dose of Armod Tablet. Overdose can exhibit serious side effects like fast heartbeat, hallucinations, restlessness, and difficulty breathing. Never share the tablet with someone you h...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Armod Tablet, take the tablet as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time of the next dose, do not take medicine. Do not take the medicine if it is night and you have to sl...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Suneet Monga

BDS, MDS (Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry) MMCDSR

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is there any specific diet I need to follow while taking Armod Tablet?

A: No, there are no specific dietary instructions to be followed. Try to maintain a healthy lifestyle, including a good diet and some exercise.

Q: Is Armod Tablet habit forming?

A: Armod Tablet is not found to cause dependence, but it is important to take the medicine as prescribed.

Q: Can I take larger amount of caffeine to stay awake with Armod Tablet?

A: Caffeine is known to interact with Armod Tablet, hence it should be avoided while on medication.
Product Details
Brand
ARMOD
Expires on or After
28/09/2022
Last Updated on: 10 Mar 2022 | 10:41 AM (IST)

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