WAKLERT 150MG TABLET contains Armodafinil which belongs to the group of medicines called Wakefulness-promoting agents. It is used to improve wakefulness in adult patients with excessive sleepiness due to sleeping disorders such as narcolepsy (uncontrollable daytime sleepiness) or shift work disorder (sleep disorders in those who work out of regular shift time like 9 am to 5 am).
WAKLERT 150MG TABLET is also used in patients having obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a condition where there is breathing difficulty while sleeping due to obstruction in the nasal and throat passage.
WAKLERT 150MG TABLET should be taken with caution in patients having liver, kidney, or heart diseases, psychosis, or who have had an alcohol addiction. WAKLERT 150MG TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor for advice.
USES OF WAKLERT 150MG TABLET
Improves wakefulness in adult patients who are sleepy due to sleep disorders such as:
· Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)
· Shift work disorder (SWD)
SIDE EFFECTS OF WAKLERT 150MG TABLET
· Nausea (feeling sick)
· Difficulty in sleeping
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS
Take this medicine with or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oil-rich or spicy foods. Discuss with your doctor if the symptom doesn’t improve.
Lie or sit down immediately when you feel dizzy. If you're feeling a severe episode of spinning(vertigo), lie in a dark and quiet place with your eyes closed. Try to avoid vehicle driving. Discuss with your doctor if the symptom doesn’t improve.
Try to take a rest and don’t involve yourself in exertive activities. Rest in a quiet and dark room. Apply a pain-relieving balm on your forehead. Ask for your doctor’s advice if the headache doesn’t improve.
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
WAKLERT 150 should be used with caution in pregnant women as it is not known if it can harm your unborn baby. Consult your doctor before taking it.
WAKLERT 150MG TABLET should be used with caution in breastfeeding women as it is not known if it passes through breast milk. Consult your doctor before taking it.
Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking WAKLERT 150MG TABLET.
WAKLERT 150MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor for advice.
Do not take WAKLERT 150MG TABLET if you are allergic to Armodafinil, Modafinil, or any other ingredients of this medicine.
· HEART DISEASE
WAKLERT 150MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with heart problems or those who have had a heart attack. Consult your doctor for advice.