WHAT IS HEALTHY LIFE?
Armodafinil is termed as the R-enantiomer of the racemic Modafinil and is considered as the advanced as well as the upgraded version of Modafinil. Armodafinil is introduced after Modafinil with the entire better and the upgraded form of Modafinil, it is considered to contain the purest form of Modafinil. Armodafinil is a prescribed drug given to individuals and patients suffering or dealing with an excessive sleep disorder. The medicine effectively stimulates the brain and its activities. After passing the necessary tests the smart pill got the approval of treating the excessive sleep disorder.
The medicine belongs to the family of smart drug or Nootropic which helps to fight sleep disorder and also helps in developing the brain health among individuals. This smart drug promotes wakefulness. It treats excessive sleep disorder which is caused due to narcolepsy, excessive daytime sleepiness, and shift work sleep disorder. As the smart pill is considered to be the advanced form of Modafinil, hence it is more effective and in a true sense a sustaining drug. This medicine does not cure completely the sleep disorder; it is just one of the best solutions that you can opt for fighting the disorder. The intake of the pill will make you feel light and active giving that instant kick of alertness to the brain.
This smart drug also served its best in treating the American Air Force, by making the pilots alert and focused. The drug worked as a supplement for the pilots as it is safe to use, non-addictive. In order to keep awake during the long mind-numbing flights and also during special operations, this smart drug had overflowed its effectiveness to the pilots. This is how the medicine has evolved and has stood tall in the row amongst others.
Armodafinil; belongs to the class of ‘wakefulness- promoting agents’. The exact way of how the pill works, still remains a mystery, but doctors and researcher have said that the pill affects certain neurons that are present in the brain, it changes the amount of certain substance in the brain and thus controls the sleep and wake cycle in an individual.
The medicine is sometimes even used along with the breathing devices or some other treatments in patients to prevent excessive sleepiness which can be caused due to obstructive sleep apnea. The pill is used for this purpose because the patients may briefly stop breathing or may breathe in difficulty during sleep as a result the patients do not get restful sleep.
Half-life of Armodafinil
As the smart drug is more pure and targeted version of Modafinil which contains R enantiomer, this means that the medication is more advanced than that of Modafinil. The half-life of the pill lasts for approx 12 to 15 hours, which is a good amount of hours to keep us awake. The effect of the medicine keeps an individual active for a long period. This not only drives the sleep disorder, but it also helps in enhancing the cognitive function of an individual. It does help in enhancing the executive level function making it more productive.
Information regarding the Dosages
Before you think of dosing or opting for the medicine, it is advisable that you should consult your doctor well, tell him whatever is necessary regarding the health issues and then accordingly the doctor will prescribe you the medicine. To follow the prescription thoroughly is what you have to do. If you are allergic to Armodafinil, then do not go for it. Here is a general idea as to how you can go dosing the pill-
• The starting or the advisable dose to start with the medicine is 150 mg, to be taken per day
• People suffering from excessive daytime sleepiness or narcolepsy must take the medicine early in the morning, on an empty stomach with just a glass of water
• And for person who falls into the category of Shift work sleep disorder, should go for the medicine an hour before work
• The Half-life of the medication is for 12 to 15 hours
• The smart pill is generally prescribed for about 12 weeks
• You can take it either with food or without food
• Do not overdose the medicine
• If you happen to miss a dose of your pill, do not take two pills at a time.