Should I Use Modafinil As An Antidepressant?

Should I Use Modafinil As An Antidepressant?

Depression is the common problem today that can be found in all most all people due to hectic life style and work pressure. According to the research almost 70% of people are affected by depression. But almost no one knows exactly what the cause is. There are various factors may work behind it including loneliness, job pressure, death of family member or love one, shifting the home etc. Almost all patients take anti-depressant first to get rid of depression. Different types of anti-depressant drugs are available in the market. At first these drugs works very effectively. However, due to regular and long term use, the user stops using this drug in the body.Modalert 200, , Modafresh and Modaheal are most famous pills of Modafinil.

How Modafinil become an anti-depression drug?

The Modvigil 200of anti-depression drugs are often used to enhance the antidepressant treatment of patients who are used as first-line therapy. The stimulants of anti-depression drugs are often used to enhance the antidepressant treatment of patients who are used as first-line therapy. Vilafinilis a psychostimulant that has shown its effectiveness. Although it is used to treat excessive sleep, it has been used in combination with narcolepsy as an anti-depression drug. The mechanism of action of modafinil is unknown to the general users, this drug has an effect on the central nervous system, so depression and anxiety are very well removed.

What is Antidepressants

Antidepressants are considered as the best treatment for depression. But you should remember that these pills may not cure depression, it can reduce only the symptoms of depression. First, second or third time these pills work really great but after long use it become use to with the mechanism of the user’s body, stop giving the proper result. Sometime, causes some side effects that may bother you.  On that time, the users try to find out other drugs for removing the depression.

There are several factors that can prevent your body from responding to antidepressants, such as: excessive drug or alcohol use, illicit drug use, all of these antidepressants can be ineffective.

Modafinil is now known as‘Smart drug’

A study of University of Cambridge states that modafinil has the capacity to improve the memory function of users that help to remove the depression and anxiety. Currently, proper treatment and therapy of depression do not address now. But Researchers examined the deficit of the depression that is impaired memory.

What Is Modafinil

Containing the Modafinil, Modafinil is considered as the best neuro-enhancing prescription medicine used for treating the problems like lack of concentration as well as sleeping disorder including obstructive sleep apnea, excessive sleepiness particularly in day time, shift-work sleep disorder and other sleeping disorder. To get the best result from the medicine, you should take it one 200mg table daily and it may last 12-15 hours in human body. But you have to avoid the drug for long term use.

Modafinil is widely used as an “off-label” drug which is mainly considered as the cognitive enhancer. In some cases, this cognitive enhancer is known as nootropic.

Benefits of using Modafinil

Due to its high availability, Modafinil is easily available anywhere, often without a prescription.85% of users inform that this drug can be ordered online very easilywithout a prescription. This is one of the main indications of its popularity that the medicine is more widespread in all over the world. In USA or other country in of the world, Modafinil is classified as a schedule IV drug.

Research state the following benefits of Modafinil

  • Approx more than 12 hours awake time
  • Improve memory functions and mental strength
  • Enhance the  capability of memory
  • enhance the alertness, focus, memory work, wakefulness and various cognitive functions
  • Improved productivity and output of work
  • improved as well as capacity of memory, creativity, mood and cognitive functions can be enhanced
  • Modafinil has great capability to suppress appetite, so is very effective for those who want to lose extra weight
  • Inhibited fatigue sensation  as well as reduces tiredness

The standard dose of Modafinil that most of the doctors suggest is 200mg daily, usually, the recommended dosage of Modafinil range from 100mg to 400mg daily, and you can get the best result. Modafinil starts working in the body after 6 hours

A promising treatment for depression

The same researchers from the Cambridge University reveal a report in a paper, highlighting cognition as proper treatment of depression and anxiety.  This includes various difficulties at work and the risk of withdrawal. Impaired memory has a close relation with poorer clinical result.

Depression and anxiety can sometimes lead to ‘presentism’: these are usually caused by being in the workplace longer than necessary. Sometimes it is seen that patients recover from depression and go back to work but then they are not able to work as usual. In most cases a vicious cycle is created, allowing them to function properly, which in turn leads to depression.

This new study found that patients who were given modafinil as an anti-depressant drug had a much faster improvement in memory than those who were given a placebo. With modafinil, there both memory conditions can be improved including episodic memory and working memory

Renowned author Dr Muzaffer Kaser remarked that” the result of modafinil on depression is very promising. He also said that this medicine may be a potential alternative to dealing with chronic problems in depression. But more evidence will be needed to prove the long-term effects of modafinil on depression.

Some researchers say that still a long term study need to prove the effectiveness of modafinil on depression. But it is proved that the drug can improve the cognition and motivation of any people.

People, who have just recovered from the mental health problem, face many challenges on their work press. Due to this reason, anxiety and depression is a common health problem amongthose individualsin UK. And it is proven that modafinil can prevent this problem.


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