Modalert-Modafinil Side Effects, promoting agent Modafinil is awake (or Eugeroic) for the treatment of diseases such as narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder and excessive daytime sleepiness associated with obstructive sleep apnea. It looked wide off-label use as a cognitive agent should be increased. In speaking countries United Kingdom, it was sold under the brand name Modavigil, Alertec and PROVIGIL. In the United States is that Modafinil is classified as a schedule IV controlled substance and limited availability and use, because of concerns about possible addiction potential. In most other countries, prescription drugs are declared by law, is limited.
A mechanism used by, Modafinil acts on the brain is hard to determine. It acts as a type of molecule called dopamine transporter, a mechanism of action shared stimulants such as amphetamines and methylphenidate,-blockers, but its influence is relatively weak and not only explain the perceived effects of Modafinil on alertness and cognition.