Modafinil; Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Interactions

Modafinil

Modafinil is a synthetic central nervous system stimulant with wakefulness-promoting activity. Modafinil appears to inhibit dopamine reuptake, resulting in an increase in extracellular dopamine. This agent exhibits pronounced wakefulness-promoting activity (without sympathomimetic activity) and may improve cognitive function in certain clinical settings. (NCI04) Modafinil and its R-enantiomer armodafinil are Read More …

Parkinsonism; Causes, Symptom, Diagnosis, Treatment

Parkinsonism

Parkinsonism (PD) is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system. The symptoms generally come on slowly over time. Early in the disease, the most obvious are shaking, rigidity, slowness of movement, and difficulty with walking. Thinking and behavioral problems may also occur. Dementia becomes Read More …