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      MODALERT 200MG TAB

      Country of origin: INDIA

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      10 Units/pack

      MRP 295

      Inclusive of all Taxes

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      MODALERT 200MG TAB

      Modalert 200Mg Tab
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Modalert 200mg tablet is a prescribed medication used in the treatment of narcolepsy, a condition in which there are irregularities in the sleep-wake cycle, Obstructive Sleep Apnea – condition where the breathing stops for short period of time or the breathing is shallow, leading to a lack of sleep at night and day time sleepiness. It improves wakefulness and helps you to remain awake and reduces the tendency to nod off during the day, thus restoring the normal sleep cycle. This tablet is also used to reduce excessive sleepiness in those who do not have a sleeping schedule due to changes in the shifts of work. However, the uses of tablet mentioned here are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Modalert 200mg is Modafinil 200mg.

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Modalert 200mg tablet modulates the levels of chemical messengers (histamine, norepinephrine, serotonin, dopamine) in the brain and exerts a stimulant effect to reduce extreme sleepiness.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking the Modalert 200mg Tablet:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the components used in Modalert tablet.
      • Severe hepatic impairment
      • Caution:
      • Patients with cardiovascular disease
      • Hypertension
      • Seizure disorders
      • Psychiatric disorders
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Modalert 200mg. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may or may not include:

      • Headache
      • Nervousness
      • Anxiety
      • Nausea
      • Indigestion
      • Diarrhea
      • Backpain
      • Stuffy nose

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Insomnia
      • Dizziness
      • Jaundice
      • Fever and chills
      • Skin rash or hives
      • Hallucinations
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Don’t exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not chew/crush/break the tablet.

      Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose skip the missed dose and take it at subsequent regularly scheduled time. Do not take two doses at the equivalent time which is dangerous to your health.

      For best results, take the tablet with food daily at the same time preferably in the morning.

      This tablet is not recommended for children.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience following signs or symptoms:

      • Unusual bleeding or bruising
      • Chest pain
      • Difficulty in passing urine
      • Black or tarry stools
      • Trouble in breathing
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take Modalert 200mg tablet only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication could be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Among people with renal problems, caution is recommended. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

      Liver:

      Caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

      Pregnancy:

      Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant because safety during pregnancy is not yet established. Benefits and risks should be discussed with doctor before taking this tablet.

      Lactation:

      There is no information regarding the presence of modafinil in human milk, or the breastfed infant, or the effects on milk production. However, inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother as it is still unknown if it causes harm to the foetus or not.

      Alcohol:

      Do not take alcohol during treatment with Modalert 200mg due to increased risk of drowsiness, dizziness and impaired judgement.

      Driving:

      Modalert 200mg tablet decreases alertness, affect your vision or make you feel dizzy. It is advised that you do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      Grape fruit juice or grape fruit may increase the side effects or actions of Modafinil.

      Drug Interactions:

      Clopidogrel, Deflazacort, Ranolazine, Fentanyl, Bosutinib

      Always inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines which includes medicines, supplements, herbal tonics that you buy without a prescription.

      Precautions
      • Keep the medicine out of reach of children.
      • Do not use the medicine beyond its expiry.
      • Store the medicine at room temperature (15-25 degree Celsius).
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category C: There is no adequate and well controlled studies of Modalert 200mg in pregnant woman. Limited data with this tablet in pregnant woman is not sufficient to determine drug associated risk for major defects or miscarriage.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Modafinil for:

      This medication is an analeptic drug, prescribed for narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea and shift work disorder. It works by altering neurotransmitters in the brain.

      How does Modafinil work:

      Modafinil fires up the brain to make you more alert. It helps the brain to raise the rate of breathing.

      How should Modafinil be used:

      It is available as tablets to take by mouth at bed time. The usual dose is 200-400mg daily as a single morning dose or in 2 divided doses.

      Common side effects of Modafinil :

      Sleeplessness, nervousness, aggression, headache, loss of appetite, gastrointestinal disturbances, palpitations and rash.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

      What precautions should I take when taking Modafinil :

      If you have an allergy to modafinil, armodafinil, or any other part of this drug. - Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Chest pain or pressure or a fast heartbeat. Trouble breathing. Signs of low mood (depression), thoughts of killing yourself, nervousness, emotional ups and downs, thinking that is not normal, anxiety, or lack of interest in life. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Change in thinking clearly and with logic. Very nervous and excitable. Very bad headache. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Modafinil with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Modafinil :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Other CNS Drugs & Agents for ADHD


      Frequently Asked Questions

       

      Frequently Asked Questions

      What is the use of Modalert 200 tablet?

      Modalert 200mg tablet is a prescribed medication used in the treatment of narcolepsy, a condition in which there are irregularities in the sleep-wake cycle, Obstructive Sleep Apnea – condition where the breathing stops for short period of time or the breathing is shallow, leading to a lack of sleep at night and day time sleepiness. It improves wakefulness and helps you to remain awake and reduces the tendency to nod off during the day, thus restoring the normal sleep cycle. This tablet is also used to reduce excessive sleepiness in those who do not have a sleeping schedule due to changes in the shifts of work.

      What are the side effects of this medicine?

      Modalert 200 tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include headache, nausea, nervousness, anxiety, indigestion, diarrhea, back pain, stuffy nose. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as insomnia, dizziness, jaundice, hallucinations, fever and chills, skin rash or hives.

      Does this medication make you sleepy?

      This tablet decreases alertness, affect your vision or make you feel dizzy. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      When should I take the medicine?

      Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Can we take this on empty stomach or should take it with food?

      Take the medicine one hour before food or two hours after food. Avoid grape fruit products and other fruit juice as well for optimal absorption.

      What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Modalert 200 tablet?

      If you ever had kidney stones, liver or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised for people with cardiovascular disease, hypertension, seizure disorders, psychiatric disorders

      Can I give this medicine to a child?

      This medicine is not recommended for children as it may raise deadly skin reactions like Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

      Can I takeModalert 200 tablet during pregnancy?

      Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant because safety during pregnancy is not yet established. Benefits and risks should be discussed with doctor before taking this tablet.

      At what time can I take the medicine?

      To get the most benefits, take the medicine preferably at the same time every day and you should not quit unless your doctor suggests.

      Can I take Modalert 200 tabletwithout a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

      Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking this medicine?

      Do not take alcohol during treatment with Modalert 200mg due to increased risk of drowsiness, dizziness and impaired judgement.

      How to store the medicine?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius).

      For how long should I take the medicine?

      Take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor.

      By when should I start seeing results of the medicine?

      Within 20-60 minutes of administration, the effect of the medicine can be observed.

      How long does the effect of medicine last?

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is approximately 5-10 hours.

      What are the alternate medicines to Modalert 200 tablet?

          Modafil 200 mg

          Modapro 200 mg

          Provake 200 mg

          Modatec 200 mg

      NOTE – All of the above information is for reference purpose only. it is always recommended that you consult a medical professional to be sure.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      SUN PHARMA

      aceme plaza,andheri-kurla road,andheri east mumbai-400059

      Packed By

      SUN PHARMA

      aceme plaza,andheri-kurla road,andheri east mumbai-400059

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