Modafinil was an analeptic drug manufactured by the pharmaceutical corporation Cephalon. It was approved by the FDA for treatment of narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder, and excessive daytime sleepiness.
I say was, because while these reasons may have been the sole purpose of the development and manufacturing of Modafinil originally, it has evolved into somewhat of a “smart-drug”.
“Smart-drugs” has become somewhat of a buzz word thats been thrown around a lot lately, another term for nootropics. Smart-drugs simply refer to drugs that have memory, cognitive, and intelligence enhancing properties and capabilities.
Modafinil has become a popular smart-drug for having these properties.
Benefits of Modafinil include: