COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Provigil; Modavigil; Armodafinil; Nuvigil
Stimulant, wakefulness promoter, narcolepsy treatment
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.