Modafinil is not a medicine or stimulant, it is nootropic with a marked wakefulness effect. Those. Its action is to turn off the symptoms “I want to sleep.” Its use is legal just like using Piracetam or Glycine. Not addictive and, apparently, persistent! The minimum dose for this effect is 0.2 grams. After 20-30 minutes of drowsiness, whatever it was. At the same time there is no excitement, “sticking out”, buzzing and other Labuds, characteristic for psychostimulants. And this is very important, since Alertec does not stimulate the excitatory part of the nervous system, but simply does not allow the inhibitory structures to interfere with active wakefulness. This allows you to save energy and attention, and not spend it in the fight against sleep.
By classification, modafinil refers to doping drugs. However, its impact on sports results has not been studied, however, based on the effects of this drug, it is assumed that it improves endurance and speed. It is known that in bodybuilding is used to reduce the fat content due to the effect of suppressing appetite.
Properties and mechanism of action
The mechanism of action of modafinil differs from the mechanism of action of amphetamine and ephedrine or other similar psychostimulants. Modafinil also does not form in the human body from derivatives of amphetamine or ephedrine. Adafinil, an older drug than modafinil, is a drug similar to modafinil in structure and effects.