Only take this medication as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more of it, take it more frequently, or take it for longer than your doctor has prescribed. If you take too much, it can become addictive.
A Medication Guide is included with modalert medication. It is critical that you read and comprehend this material. If there is anything you don't understand, be sure to question your doctor.
This drug will not compensate for a lack of sleep. It should not be used to treat sleepiness that isn't caused by narcolepsy, sleep apnea, or shift work sleep issues. Inquire with your doctor about proper sleeping practises.
If you have sleep apnea and use a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine at night, continue using this machine with modafinil.
Take this medicine at the same time each day. Do not change the time of day you take modafinil without talking first with your doctor.
You may take this medicine with or without food.