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Modafinil
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Provigil; Modavigil; Armodafinil; Nuvigil
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Stimulant, wakefulness promoter, narcolepsy treatment
CHEMICAL NAME
benzhydrylsulphinylacetamide
DESCRIPTION
Modafinil is a mild central nervous system stimulant used in the treatment of fatigue and sleepiness. It is approved in the U.S. for the treatment of narcolepsy. Armodafinil is the isolated active R-stereoisomer, modafinil is a racemic mix of both stereoisomers.
BASICS EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY