Interaction of Modalert with other preparations
Every qualified doctor is aware of the possible interactions of
Modalert with other medicines and tablets and will control treatment
of his patients. Do not start taking medication, do not cancel it
by yourself and do not change the dose of preparation without consulting
with your doctor.
Before using of Modalert you need to inform your pharmacist about
all the preparations, tablets and herbal remedies you are using,
especially if they are antifungals and anticonvulsants or are used
to lower blood pressure.
The main active substance of Modalert is Modafinil. It can speed
up or slow down the excretion of other preparations from the body,
influencing on the activity of some liver enzymes. Some of these
medicines may include certain antidepressants (tricyclic antidepressants
- clomipramine, desipramine), cyclosporine, diazepam, phenytoin,
propranolol, theophylline, triazolam.
Two weeks before, during and after using of Modalert avoid taking
MAO inhibitors. In some cases it may cause serious drug interactions.
This medicine can decrease the effect of hormonal contraceptives
(pills, patches and rings). This can lead to unwanted pregnancies.
During taking of Modalert and for one month after stop its using
it may require additional use of other reliable means of contraception.
For detailed explanations consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Before using Modalert refine data about the composition of all
the medicines you use (cough medicines, preparations against SARS
and food supplements), because they may contain ingredients (pseudoephedrine,
ephedra/ma huang), which increase pressure and heart rate. Consult
your doctor whether it is safe for you health to combine these medicines
with Modalert. Avoid drinking beverages that contain caffeine (tea,
coffee or cola). Caffeine may cause the side effects of the preparation.
The average dosage of Modalert is 400 mg per a day. The increase
of this quantity may result serious consequences and damage to human
organism. So, it is prohibited to change the dose independently,
only a doctor may regulate dosage in accordance with reaction of
The main aim of Modalert's using is to activate human organism,
increase mental activity and reduce tiredness. It is widely used
by people of intellectual work: students, teachers, scientists and
those, who want to use their potential fully.