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Modalert 100mg Tablet
Modalert 100mg Tablet
Modalert 100mg Tablet
Modalert 100mg Tablet

Modalert 100mg Tablet

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Modalert 100 MG Description

Modalert tablets are used for treating Narcolepsy (excessive daytime sleepiness). It helps you stay awake during the day, restore normal sleep patterns, and reduce the tendency to fall asleep during

daytime or working hours. The medication is also used for treating a few other sleep-related conditions like sleep paralysis, hallucinations, etc. Modalert is a wakefulness-promoting drug (Analeptic drug) composed of Modafinil 100 mg. The tablets work by altering the activity of chemical messengers in the brain. These substances stimulate the brain to stay awake and regulate the sleep cycle. There are common side effects to this drug like headaches, nausea, anxiety, difficulty sleeping, etc. It is better to take Modalert tablets at the same time every day to maintain its levels in the body. Modalert is a prescription drug. There is a potential to misuse or abuse this drug. Studies have shown that it can produce euphoria and psychoactive effects and feelings when used with other stimulants. So, the dose of this should be carefully monitored. Use it in the exact way the doctor suggested. Studies did not show any withdrawal effects when stopped using this, but the excessive sleepiness returned.

modeOfAction

Product Summary

Offer Price₹135.78
You Save₹50.22 (27% on MRP)
ContainsModafinil(100.0 Mg)
UsesNarcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, nervousness, anxiety, dizziness, indigestion, diarrhoea, back pain, runny nose, headache, loss of appetite, insomnia, painful menstrual period, anxiousness, suicidal thoughts, hallucinations, depression, aggression, palpitation.
TherapyDRUGS FOR NARCOLEPSY
molecules
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uses

Uses of Modalert 100 MG

  • Narcolepsy: Uncontrollable sleepiness in the daytime
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A sleeping disorder where breathing stops for a short duration while sleeping.
  • Shift work sleep disorder: Excessive sleepiness in people whose work schedules change often
contraindications

Contraindications of Modalert 100 MG

  • If you have many psychotic or mental conditions, such as manic disorder, bipolar disorder, aggressive behaviour etc.
  • If you have an allergic reaction to any component of the Modalert tablet.
  • If you have been diagnosed with depression.
  • If you have any self-harming or suicidal thoughts.
  • If you have any previous addiction behaviour to alcohol or drugs.
  • If you have a serious heart condition like heart attack, angina, mitral valve prolapse, or left ventricular hypertrophy.
  • If you have severe liver and renal disorder.
  • If you are pregnant.
  • If you have high blood pressure.
sideEffects

Side effects of Modalert 100 MG

  • Common side effects of Modalert 100 mg tablet are:
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Nervousness
  • Anxiety
  • Dizziness
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhoea
  • Back pain
  • Runny nose
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sleeplessness or Insomnia
  • Painful menstrual period
  • Feeling anxious
  • Serious side effects:
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Hallucinations
  • Aggressive behaviour
  • Depression
  • Extreme increase in activity and talking
  • Abnormal heartbeat
  • Trouble breathing
  • Low white blood count
  • Palpitations
  • Disclaimer: The common side effects mostly do not need any medical intervention. They disappear once you have habituated to the medicine dose. If you experience these side effects long term or have an...
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precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Modalert 100 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Modalert 100 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The Modalert 100 Tablet can be unsafe to use in pregnancy. There are limited studies in humans, and animal studies have shown harmful effects on unborn babies. Consult a doctor, as they will weigh the benefits and risks before prescribing it to you.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Modalert 100 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There are limited studies in humans, and they have shown that a small amount of the drug might pass through breast milk to the baby. Do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Modalert 100 mg tablet?
A:
No, do not take the Modalert 100 mg tablet before driving. Patients who take this tablet have abnormal levels of sleepiness. Because their level of wakefulness may not return to normal as soon as you take the medication, and you might fall asleep while driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Modalert 100 mg tablet?
A:
No, you cannot consume alcohol with a Modalert 100 mg tablet. It can interfere with the function of the drug and can exaggerate the condition.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you are using any other medication, give your complete medical history to your doctor before taking this.
  • If you are using any Ayurvedic or herbal medicines and supplements, they may interfere with the functioning of Modalert tablets.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Modalert 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Modalert 100 mg tablet has Modafinil, a sleep-regulating drug. It works on increasing the levels of serotonin and norepinephrine, chemical substances which stimulate the various parts of the brain and...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Modalert 100 MG

  • Take the Modalert tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Do not exceed the dosage, even if you cannot feel its effects.
  • You can take it with or without consuming the food.
  • Take it only in the morning.
  • Take the tablet as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not break the tablet into pieces or chew it.
  • Do not take it with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not take if the package has been opened.
interactions

Interactions of Modalert 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Oral contraceptives: Modalert tablets can decrease in effectiveness if using steroidal contraceptives.
  • Cyclosporine, Midazolam and Triazolam: If you are using drugs like these with Modalert tablets, the Modalert dosage should be adjusted, as the drugs can stay in the body for a longer duration and caus...
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  • Blood thinners: If you are using blood thinners with a Modalert tablet, prothrombin time/ INR (a test) should be done frequently to monitor the effects.
  • Anti-depressants: If you are using antidepressants or other related drugs, do not take Modalert with them.

Interactions with food items

  • Interactions with alcohol.
  • Do not take the Modalert tablet with alcohol. It can interfere with the effects of the drug and increase the severity of side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, mood disorders, etc.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Modalert 100 MG

Store Modalert tablets in dry conditions. Keep it away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Dispose of the packaging carefully after using it. Throw it away if the package has bee...
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dosage

Dosage of Modalert 100 MG

Overdose

Modalert tablet overdose can cause symptoms such as difficulty falling or staying asleep, hallucinations, agitation, nervousness, anxiety, restlessness, confusion, chest pain, pounding heartbeat, naus...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a Modalert 100 mg tablet dose, take it as soon as possible. If you remember missing a dose when it's already time to take the next dose, then skip the missed dose and take the next ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Bhavika Shah

MBBS, MD (Dermatology), DNB (Dermatology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop using Modalert 100 mg tablet?

A: Consult your doctor before stopping Modalert tablets. It does not cause withdrawal effects if you stop using it. Still, you should follow the doctor's prescription and talk to them if you have any doubts before you stop using it

Q: Is Modalert 100 mg tablet a habit-forming drug?

A: Yes, Modalert 100 mg tablets have the potential for someone to misuse or abuse it. This drug is not recommended for long term use unless your doctor suggests it. The dose should be monitored carefully.

Q: Does Modalert 100 mg tablet affect my mood?

A: Yes, this tablet can have a mood-enhancing effect. It has been tested in patients with depression.
Product Details
Brand
MODALERT
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
27/02/2023

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Last Updated on: 20 Jan 2022 | 11:18 AM (IST)
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