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Provigil, modafinil

Also known as: Vigil (Modavigil, Modiodal)

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Company Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
DescriptionFilm-coated modafinil that promotes alertness
Molecular Target Dopamine transporter
Mechanism of Action 
Therapeutic ModalitySmall molecule
Latest Stage of DevelopmentMarketed
Standard IndicationExcessive sleepiness
Indication DetailsImprove wakefulness in adult patients with excessive sleepiness associated with narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSA/HS) and shift work sleep disorder (SWSD); Treat excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) associated with narcolepsy; Treat excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA); Treat excessive diurnal sleepiness accompanied by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in patients under treatment for airway obstruction by continuous positive airway pressure therapy and the like; Treat moderate to severe chronic shift work sleep disorder (SWSD) with excessive sleepiness in patients working night shifts
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Dompe Farmaceutici S.p.A.; H. Lundbeck A/S


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