Is modafinil a smart drug?
How about taking a pill that boosts your cognitive power and improves your work performance, focus and concentration without affecting your body negatively?
Yes! You heard it right.
Modafinil is a drug that boosts your energy, cognitive power, improves your focus, keeps you motivated, and brings great results. Modafinil is declared as the world’s first safe smart drug that is primarily used for the treatment of narcolepsy (a brain disorder that can cause a person to suddenly fall asleep at inappropriate times or to experience chronic pervasive sleepiness and fatigue) but now it is famous among healthy persons for its off-label uses such as improve decision- making, problem-solving, better memory retention, inability to get tired for hours, etc.
Modafinil has become famous in universities in the UK and is sold under many brand names like Modvigil, Modactive, Modafresh, Vilafinil, Modalert etc. This drug is considered safe to take for the short term, with the least possible side effects and no addiction potential at all.
It is a prescription based medication in the UK and is prescribed for the treatment of excessive sleepiness associated with these three conditions:
- Obstructive sleep apnea
- Shift work sleep disorder
You can also buy this smart drug from any online store in the UK without a prescription for its off-label use.
Modafinil is used to enhance mental alertness, wakefulness, boost your energy level and improve your memory, keep focused and determined without tiring. That is why it is called a “cognitive enhancer” or “smart drug”. It works like sympathomimetic drugs and keeps you awake and alert. It alters the levels of neurotransmitters, hormones, and enzymes that are available to the brain and enhance oxygen supply to the brain, and also stimulates nerve growth. In this way, modafinil improves the cognitive power of your brain.
Jason Auld who is an athlete and an entrepreneur from Edinburgh says that he feels like he can achieve anything after taking modafinil.
Modafinil tablets are used by millions of professionals around the world who find themselves in a very competitive environment and who have the thirst to do more and big. Some benefits of Modafinil are as follows:
If you are doing some tiring work on a daily basis then modafinil helps you to stay active and reduces fatigue. It is also used by patients with multiple sclerosis and cancer to boost morale and reduce fatigue.
It is found that modafinil improves both working memory (immediate memory) and episodic memory (memory of specific events) in healthy non-sleep-deprived individuals and also in people who are suffering from depression and insomnia.
Modafinil uplifts your mood and improves your well-being, therefore you feel motivated and fresh all the time under the influence of modafinil.
Enhance wakefulness and alertness
If you are sleep-deprived modafinil will help you to stay awake and alert. Not only this, modafinil will improve the cognitive functioning of your brain so that your performance does not get affected.
Long-lasting energy level
When you are sleep-deprived you feel you have no energy to perform but modafinil helps you to maintain the energy level for 12-15 hours.
Side effects and safety
Even though modafinil is a safe drug, it has some side effects as well. Some of the side effects are:
- Anxiety, etc.
These side effects are very mild and disappear with regular or repeated use of modafinil. If modafinil has overdosed, tolerance can be developed.
To avoid the side effects of modafinil keep yourself hydrated while using modafinil, it will help you to combat headaches, dry mouth, and dry throat. Its off-label use should not be on daily basis but it should be used 1 to 2 times a week to reduce the side effects and dependence on the drug. Take proper and regular meals of the day after taking modafinil to avoid side effects. Do not drink alcohol with modafinil.
Modafinil reaches its peak plasma concentration after 2 hours of ingestion therefore take it at the start of the day and appropriate dosage. Its elimination half-life is quite long (12-15 hours) therefore there is no need for repeated dosing. You can take coffee to boost your energy during the day after taking modafinil.
For more details please visit the updated Ultimate Modafinil Guide 2021.