What is Armodafinil (Waklert) used for?
Armodafinil (Waklert) is an oral medication that is prescribed to encourage wakefulness in patients with narcolepsy, work shift sleep disorder, obstructive sleep disorder, or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Waklert (Armodafinil)?
To get the most effective and safest results from the treatment always follow your doctor’s instructions. Typically patients take one Armodafinil dosage before beginning work when treating work shift sleep disorder or one dosage in the morning when treating narcolepsy.
Common side effects of Armodafinil (Waklert)?
- Dizziness or drowsiness
- Dry mouth
- Mild nausea or vomiting
- Upset stomach or diarrhea
Serious side effects include flu symptoms, fever, severe headaches, irregular heartbeats, chest pain, sensitive skin, easier bruising, severe stomach pain, any sign of a skin rash, sores appearing in the mouth, discolored stools, jaundice, darkened urine.
In case of experiencing the aforementioned side effects, contact your doctor immediately.
Other Precautions when taking Armodafinil (Waklert)
Armodafinil shouldn’t be taken by patients who are breastfeeding or pregnant. It’s necessary to inform your doctor if you have a history of drug abuse, alcoholism, hypertension, heart disease, a recent heart attack, reduced kidney function, or liver disease.
Do not start using Armodafinil if you buy it online in the UK and are not sure about its safety. The Armodafinil drug has not been approved among patients, who are allergic to its components.
Waklert (Armodafinil) Uses
Waklert (Amodafinil) is used primarily to treat narcolepsy, hypopnea (obstructive sleep apnea), and shift work sleep disorders. It has the properties of promoting memory and improving attention, and has the ability to resist fatigue, which is why it is widely used as nootropics and learning aids. The drug has several other unapproved uses, including promoting weight loss and treating chronic fatigue syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, depression, Parkinson’s disease, fibromyalgia, cerebral palsy, and multiple sclerosis).
The most commonly used dose for taking Wahlert (Amodafinil) is 1 tablet per day, by mouth, rinsed with water, generally best taken with snacks or meals. Cold patients should take it shortly after waking up in the morning. Shift sleep disorder patients should generally take it about an hour before the start of the shift. If your shift hours are different, see your doctor for further advice. Strictly follow the instructions provided by your doctor, because the dosage and method of administration depend on many factors. If you notice any side effect that persists, gets worse, or bothers you, see your doctor immediately.
Common Side Effects
The most common side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, inattention, tremors, changes in urination, and insomnia. If you experience any of the following serious side effects, or if you have any signs of an allergic reaction, seek medical attention. Serious side effects include, but are not limited to, shortness of breath, anxiety, hallucinations, swelling, sores, blisters, hives, and rashes.
Patients taking Waklert (armodafinil) may develop physical dependence on the drug, so do not take medications or change the strength or timing of prescribed medications without the guidance of a physician. If you have a history of alcoholism or other drug dependence, tell your doctor. Patients taking Waklert (Armodafinil) cannot rely on hormone-based birth control methods such as birth control pills, patches, or injections.
During and after taking the medicine, a second barrier contraceptive (such as a condom or diaphragm) should be used. If you experience an allergic reaction, seek emergency medical assistance immediately. Symptoms that require attention may be signs of a reaction, such as a rash, hives, swelling of the face or extremities, shortness of breath, and difficulty swallowing. Always use Waklert (Armodafinil) as prescribed by your doctor.
Do not self-administer or change the dose without first consulting a doctor. The correct dose may vary based on your health, medical history, and the severity of the disease you are treating. This medicine may not be safe for all patients. Before starting to use it, be sure to tell your doctor the following: if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, if you have allergies, if you have other health conditions or diseases and if you are using other medicines (including all medicines) over the counter). If you use supplements, vitamins, or any type of herbal product.