Nuvigil and Provigil

Nuvigil and Provigil are medications typically indicated in treatment of sleeping disorders.


Excessive sleepiness is an international problem these days. People work hard and suffer from not getting enough sleep.


Sleep deficiency is accumulated and people feel horrible. The doctors try to reveal reasons of this diagnosis, but actually it is not clear yet why people feel excessive sleepiness. This sleep disorder is treated with various medications accompanying with healthy life style.


The most popular analeptic medications prescribed around the world are Provigil and Nuvigil, both are manufactured by pharmaceutical company Cephalon and approved by FDA to be launched at the drug market.


The main active component in these medications is Modafinil developed by the French pharmaceutical company Lafon Laboratories.


This company was sold to Cephalon in 2001 and Modafinil has got available under trade name Provigil since then.


Provigil was proved to be an effective remedy for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness though it has certain side effects such as headache and nausea.

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