Manufacturer: Centurion Substance: Modafinil Pack: 200mg (10 pills)
Vilafinil (Modafinil) is a drug from the class of analeptics. The task of this class of drugs is to influence the centers of the medulla oblongata in order to stimulate the vital functions of respiration and circulation. In other words, modafinil invigorates.
Modafinil, as well as adderall and ritalin, most often prescribed with a syndrome of attention deficit disorder and narcolepsy. But in the case of modafinil, it is often used as an amplifier of cognitive abilities.
Modafinil raises the level of histamine and affects the neurotransmitter system of the brain, improving concentration. A similar effect should be familiar to those who suffer from allergies. In such cases, prescribe antihistamines, which act exactly the opposite – lower the level of histamine in the body. For the same reason to drink modafinil allergic is strictly prohibited.
Properties and mechanism of action
The mechanism of action of modafinil is different from the mechanism of action of amphetamine and ephedrine or other similar psychostimulants. Modafinil also does not form in the human body from amphetamine or ephedrine derivatives. Adrafinyl, an older drug than modafinil, is a drug similar to modafinil in structure and effects.
Vilafinil (Modafinil) affects different parts of the brain. Probably the most important effect is increasing the speed of mental reactions. This effect refers to the lower portion of the diencephalon, the hypothalamus, where activation of the nerve pathways occurs, in which orexin / hypocretins act, which play an important role in regulating sleep-wakefulness as mediating substances.
In addition, it activates sympathetic alpha-1 receptors of the central nervous system, increases the activity of stimulation of glutamine and histamine transmitters, and also enhances the effects of serotonin in the cerebral cortex.
Side effects and toxicity
- loss of appetite, mild nausea;
- a slight increase in systolic blood pressure.
In general, Vilafinil (Modafinil) – one of the safest stimulant. It does not destroy brain cells, does not break the heart and liver, is not addictive, has no serious side effects and the expression of the syndrome.