The Modanafil is used to prevent the excessive sleepiness associated with narcolepsy or other sleep problems.
What is Modanafil?
The precise mechanism of operation of Modanafil is not known, however it is believed to facilitate wakefulness by operating on brain neurotransmitters.
How is Modanafil taken?
Modanafil is administered orally , in the form of tablets.
Side effects of Modanafil
Modanafil increases the risk of serious skin reactions and can reduce the effectiveness of hormonal-based contraceptives.
Among its other possible side effects we also find:
- back pain
- a runny nose
- stomach upset
- stuffy nose
It is essential to notify the doctor immediately in the presence of:
- breathing problems
- feeling of tightness in the chest
- swelling of the mouth, face, lips or tongue
- fever, chills or pain in the throat
- changes in mood or behavior
- muscle or joint pain
- severe or continuous head pain
- suicidal instincts
- swelling of the hands, ankles or feet
- heart ailments
- kidney problems
- liver disorders
- bruising or bleeding
- unusual tiredness or weakness
Contraindications and warnings on the use of Modanafil
Modanafil may not be indicated in the presence of heart or heart valve disorders .
Before taking it is essential to warn the doctor:
- the possible allergy to the active substance, its excipients, in any other medicine (specifically all’Armodafinil), food or other substances;
- of drugs, phytotherapy and supplements taken, specifically MAO inhibitors, Erythromycin, Ketoconazole, Carbamazepine, Fenobarbital, Rifampicin, Clomipramine, Desipramine, Diazepam, Idantoine, Omeprazole, Propranolol, Warfarin, Cyclosporine, hormone-based products, Midam and Triazolam;
- if you suffer (or have suffered) from kidney, liver, heart, psychological or psychiatric disorders or high blood pressure ;
- if you are pregnant or breastfeeding .
Modanafil can impair your ability to drive and operate dangerous machinery . This side effect can worsen by consuming alcohol and certain medications.