Modafinil ( brand name Modalert, Modavigil, Provigil, etc ) is an oral medicine that promotes alertness and wakefulness in the user.
It has been making waves since quite some years in nootropic community because it's being seen ( and used ) as " mental performance enhancer " or improve cognition which in turn make you get better marks in exams or improve performance in such tasks which requires mental alertness, Modafinil can be used for example, preparing for exam or doing technical work like software programming. That's is the reasons some peoples buy these medicines for mental alertness
It can also motivate you to be more productive and you would want to finish things smartly! Being more productive in whatever work you do will bring you more rewards and who doesn't like the feeling of accomplishment and success?
It was invented in the late 1970s with other multiple benzhydryl sulfinyl compounds like adrafinil. It is first started getting prescribed in France as an alternative treatment for narcolepsy and to this day it is being prescribed for this purpose.
A person who is suffering from narcolepsy feels uncontrollable needs to sleep anytime anywhere. narcolepsy originates in the brain and spinal cord and it is mostly chronic in nature. a person who is suffering from narcolepsy is in great danger when he is doing a work that requires alertness,
for example driving or working in a factory operating heavy machinery. It is also used in shift work sleep disorder because many people have to work at night and they feel sleepy at this time.
its alternative use to increase focus is on the rise worldwide but especially in the USA people are using it more. Many ADHD user prefers Modafinil over other ADHD ( Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ) medicines like Adderall ( a mix of amphetamines ) and Ritalin ( methylphenidate ).
These medicines who claim to treat ADHD, are being prescribed for many years. Adderall and Ritalin are stimulants while we can not say it is a pure stimulant. It is more like the sober and mellower brother of Adderall and Ritalin.
Stimulant medication like Ritalin and Adderall may make you a chatterbox but the modafinil effect in that area is less pronounced.
you can also read our Guidelines on how to use this medicine safely and effectively