modafinil

Known as: Modafinilum, Modafinilo, benzhydrylsulfinylacetamide 
A synthetic central nervous system stimulant with wakefulness-promoting activity. Modafinil appears to inhibit dopamine reuptake, resulting in an… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT Modafinil, a wake-promoting drug used to treat narcolepsy, is increasingly being used as a cognitive enhancer. Although… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Modafinil has been reported to reduce cocaine use in a clinical sample of infrequent users (2 days/week), but the effects of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
2-[(Diphenylmethyl) sulfinyl]acetamide (modafinil), prescribed principally to treat narcolepsy, is undergoing assessment for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Patients with shift-work sleep disorder chronically have excessive sleepiness during night work and insomnia when… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Despite years of active research, there are still no approved medications for the treatment of cocaine dependence. Modafinil is a… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Modafinil is a unique wake-promoting agent for oral administration. Its pharmacological properties are distinct from those of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Abstract Rationale. Modafinil, a novel wake-promoting agent, has been shown to have a similar clinical profile to that of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Rationale: The performance and alertness effects of modafinil were evaluated to determine whether modafinil should replace… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Modafinil is an increasingly popular wake-promoting drug used for the treatment of narcolepsy, but its precise mechanism of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Neurons containing the neuropeptide orexin (hypocretin) are located exclusively in the lateral hypothalamus and send axons to… (More)
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