Modafinil

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Modafinil is a non-stimulant medication used to improve wakefulness in adult patients with excessive sleepiness associated with narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea, or shift work disorder (SWD).[1] In the United States, it is marketed with the name Provigil.

Evidence[edit | edit source]

Modafinal is a suggested treatment for fatigue (increased energy and alertness) in the Canadian Consensus Criteria, with 100mg suggested in the morning and adding another 100mg at noon.[2]

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • 2000, Effect of Modafinil on Fatigue Associated with Neurological Illnesses[3]

References[edit | edit source]

chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.

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