What is armodafinil

What is armodafinil

ARMODAFINIL is a medication used to boost wakefulness in patients suffering from uncontrollable daytime sleeping. This drug is available with the trade name “NUVIGIL.”

CHEMISTRY: What is Armodafinil?

Armodafinil is a benzhydryl acetamide compound, consisting of 2 benzene rings boned with 1 carbon molecule and an acetamide group bound to carbon.  It is an active R-enantiomer of MODAFINIL.


ARMODAFINIL is a FDA-approved drug used to treat uncontrollable sleeping disorder related with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Narcolepsy and Shift Work Sleep Disorder. This drug helps to keep you awake.


The dosage usually depends on the on the medical condition of a person and the reaction to the drug, which can be different for different individuals. Armodafinil is supplied as a 50mg, 150mg and 250mg tablets which can be orally administered.

 For Treating Narcolepsy and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: It is advised to take 150mg or 250 mg drug usually