Touted by some as a real-life “limitless pill,” Modalert Australia is a prescription drug that claims to boost cognitive functions. It has long been used by the military and by people with sleep disorders like narcolepsy to stay alert, but it’s also become a popular nootropic, or brain-boosting supplement. Nootropics claim to improve concentration and make it easier to learn. They work by increasing the release of neurotransmitters, particularly dopamine and norepinephrine.
These neurotransmitters are responsible for promoting wakefulness and alertness. By enhancing the release of these chemicals, Modalert increases your ability to concentrate. In other words, it acts as a stimulant in the same way that coffee does, but at lower doses. However, if you take too much, it can cause side effects such as chest pain, an irregular heartbeat or trouble breathing.
It’s important to talk to a doctor before taking any nootropics, including Modalert. They can help you determine if it’s safe for you based on your medical history and current health. They can also recommend dosages that are appropriate for you and explain how it will affect you. They can also tell you if you have any other risks, such as an existing medical condition or a history of addictions.
While Modalert has been shown to help with narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea and shift work disorder, more research is needed on nootropics. While they may increase performance in healthy individuals, some experts are skeptical of the claims that they can improve memory and decision-making.
Amira Guirguis, a pharmacist at Swansea University Medical School, notes that while nootropics are growing in popularity, they’re not new. She explains that many of the drugs that fall under this category are stimulants, such as methylphenidate, and that they have been used for decades as an add-on therapy to antidepressants for patients who don’t respond to antidepressant monotherapy alone.
Modafinil 200 mg is no exception to this trend, though it’s more likely that doctors will avoid prescribing it for people who don’t have sleep disorders. Instead, it’s more likely to be a choice for those looking for a mental edge, such as students, executives and military personnel.