Modafinil: a novel stimulant for the treatment of narcolepsy.

Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is a common and debilitating symptom of narcolepsy and other sleep disorders. Modafinil is a novel stimulant which effectively treats EDS, yet lacks many of the undesirable side-effects commonly encountered with currently available compounds. The specific mode of action of modafinil is not well understood, but it may… CONTINUE READING