Waklert 150 (Armodafinil) is a tablet form of Armodafinil containing 150 mg per tablet. Armodafinil is prescribed to treat patients with sleep disorders, sleep apnea of the obstructive type, as well as narcolepsy. The drug is also used to treat sleep disorders associated with shift-type of work. The medication works by affecting chemicals secreted by the cerebrum, such as Dopamine, which is known to control wakefulness, responses as well as stimulation. The drug works by preventing the repeated uptake of Dopamine, promoting longer side effects such as improved wakefulness, memory and cognitive abilities in patients.
Dosage and Administration
Waklert 150 (Armodafinil) is a tablet that should be used only as per prescribed amounts by your doctor. It should be taken with a whole glass of water, without or with food. Make sure to consult your doctor for correct dosage of Armodafinil (Waklert 150 mg).
Dosage is dependent on your condition and will be advised by your doctor. Generally, the recommended dosage will be 150 mg taken once in a day, in the morning, with a whole glass of water. However, if you are working in shifts and wish to use the medication for treating associated sleep disorders, make sure to have the tablet an hour prior to your shift.
Waklert 150 (Armodafinil) brings in certain side effects such as:
- Dry mouth
- Appetite loss
Less common but more serious side effects you may experience include:
- Highly severe skin rashes
- Abnormal type of heartbeat
Waklert 150 (Armodafinil) should not be used by patients with allergies to Armodafinil. Make sure that you do not consume the tablet with alcohol as it can aggravate symptoms. Make sure you do not have the medication if you are about to undergo surgery. If you are on oral contraceptives, taking the drug might interfere with its effects, which makes it necessary to take extra precaution to prevent unwanted pregnancy.
Before taking Waklert 150 (Armodafinil) you should advise your doctor if you are:
- Are working with machinery that requires concentration. This is because the drug can result in dizziness
- Having liver or kidney issues
- Having a history of stroke
Drug Interactions with Armodafinil:
- Narcotic medication for pain
- Sleeping pills
- Anxiety medication
- Muscle relaxers