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Modafinil: the unique properties of a new stimulant.

Lyons TJ, French J

Headquarters USAF Human Systems Division,
 Brooks Air Force Base, TX 78235.
Aviat Space Environ Med 1991 May;62(5):432-5

ABSTRACT

Modafinil, a novel stimulant which has several remarkable features that distinguish it from other stimulants, has been developed by Lafon, a French pharmaceutical company. Unlike the amphetamines, for example, modafinil is reported to have minimal peripheral side effects at therapeutic doses.  It also appears to have a low abuse potential, does not interfere with normal sleep, and does not seem to produce tolerance.  Modafinil improves vigilance especially in sleep-deprived subjects.  It has been used clinically for up to 3 years in the treatment of narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia.  It could be an ideal replacement for amphetamine in short-term operations in which fatigue might threaten the successful completion of a mission.  We recommend that military laboratories experienced in studying sustained performance include modafinil or perhaps a more selective alpha 1 receptor agonist in their investigations.

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