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Modalert 200mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Modalert 200 is part of a class of drugs known as narcolepsy medication. It's a drug for treating daytime sleeping issues. This tablet is a daytime sleep medication that helps you stay awake (narcolep...
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Product Summary

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ContainsModafinil(200.0 Mg)
UsesNarcolepsy
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, nervousness, anxiety, insomnia, diarrhea, indigestion, backache, and coryza.
ClassificationDRUGS FOR NARCOLEPSY
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Uses of Modalert 200 MG

  • Narcolepsy (Uncontrollable daytime sleepiness)
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Shift work sleep disorder

Contraindications of Modalert 200 MG

Modalert 200 mg tablet is contraindicated if you are allergic to Modafinil or any other ingredients in the Modalert 200 mg tablet. If you are using antidepressants, antipsychotics, or antihypertens...
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Side effects of Modalert 200 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Nervousness
  • Anxiety
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Back pain
  • Runny nose
  • However, most of the side effects go away as the body adjusts to the medication. If they continue to persist, consult the doctor.

Precautions and Warnings of Modalert 200 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Modalert 200 mg Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
The Modalert Tablet is contraindicated in pregnancy. The fetus may be harmed by the effects of Modalert 200 mg Tablet. As a result, it is not advised for use by pregnant women or women planning for pregnancy. For more information, talk to your obstetrician.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Modalert 200 mg Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Usage of Modalert 200 mg Tablet while breastfeeding is generally not a good idea. The medication may pass into breast milk and harm the newborn. In nursing women, Modalert 200 mg tablet has to be taken with caution. While using this drug, the doctor may tell you to discontinue nursing your baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Modalert 200 mg Tablets?
A:
Modalert 200mg Tablets may cause excessive drowsiness, therefore do not drive or operate heavy machinery while taking them. Patients who take modafinil experience excess sleepiness. Also, their wakefulness may not return to normal, making driving extremely dangerous.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Modalert 200 mg Tablets?
A:
Due to the increased risk of side effects, it is suggested to avoid drinking alcohol while taking Modalert 200 mg Plus Tablets. Headache, nausea, nervousness, anxiety, insomnia, diarrhea, indigestion, backache, coryza, and other side effects might worsen when taken with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Abuse of drugs
  • In individuals with a history of drug abuse, this treatment should be used with caution.
  • In Children
  • As it has not been clinically verified that this medicine is safe and effective for children under 18 years, it should not be used in children under this age.
  • In elderly
  • People over the age of 60 should use this drug with extreme caution due to the possibility of excessive drowsiness and shallow breathing.
  • Other cautions
  • It is not a substitute for a regular sleep schedule. Every night, try to get the recommended amount of sleep.
  • Also, it may give you a headache. Consult your doctor if you have sudden mood swings or suicidal thoughts.
  • Moreover, stop taking this drug and tell your doctor if you get a rash, itching, or breathing difficulty.

Mode of Action of Modalert 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Modafinil is the active ingredient in Modalert 200 mg. It reduces extreme sleepiness by acting as a stimulant on the brain. The Modalert 200 Tablet reduces excessive tiredness by modulating the amount...
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Directions for Use of Modalert 200 MG

  • Follow the doctor's directions for this medication's dosage and duration.
  • The Modalert 200 mg Tablet is an oral drug.
  • The tablet is not chewable; it must not be crushed or broken in any way.
  • Modalert 200 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food, although its effects are beneficial when taken at a fixed time every day.

Interactions of Modalert 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Clopidogrel
  • Deflazacort
  • Ranolazine
  • Fentanyl
  • Bosutinib

Interactions with food items

Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Modalert 200 mg Tablet because it may raise the chance of side effects.

Storage and disposal of Modalert 200 MG

Keep Modalert 200 mg Tablet in a firmly closed container out of reach of children. It should be kept at room temperature, away from heat and moisture, and out of direct sunshine (not in the bathroom...
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Dosage of Modalert 200 MG

Overdose

  • Seek emergency medical treatment or contact a doctor in a suspected case of overdose.

Missed a Dose

The dose of Modalert 200 mg needs to be taken at a fixed time each day. In case you miss your scheduled dose, take it as soon as you recall. Set a reminder to follow the schedule. If there has been ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is the Modalert 200 Tablet going to affect my sleep?

A: Modalert 200 Tablet is used to treat narcolepsy-related excessive drowsiness (a condition that causes excessive daytime sleepiness). Modalert 200 Tablet may help you feel less sleepy, but it won't resolve your sleep issue. Trouble falling asleep is one of the most common side effects of Modalert 200 Tablet, while it does not affect everyone. If you're having trouble sleeping, talk to a healthcare professional.

Q: Is Modalert 200 Tablet associated with diarrhea?

  • Diarrhea and constipation are both common adverse effects of this medication. Abdominal pain, nausea, dry mouth, diarrhea, and indigestion are some typical gastrointestinal side effects.
Product Details
Brand
MODALERT
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/10/2022

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Last Updated on: 21 Jan 2022 | 03:06 PM (IST)
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