There are a lot of medication that interact effectively with alcohol and when it comes about Modafinil this medication is not an exception. This drug too have the serious interaction with alcohol hence it is not recommended to use this while on treatment. This declaration is based on various study reports and clinical cases that have suffered major adverse effects when mixed alcohol with Modafinil. The main reason submitted by the experts was it will decrease the tolerance level of the patient thereby causing the payment way of different side effects.
You can search for the effects and results from various journals and case studies which will get to know more about these two combinations. I have undergone several such study reports and has collected the effectiveness and impacts of the medications on its usage. Below I have given the brief report on the study. read on the below information to know about the scientific interaction of Modafinil and alcohol.
The reaction of an alcohol with Modafinil
The alcohol content reaches the neurotransmitters in the brain. One such is the inhibitory neuron which controls the feel of anxiety and other such. Hence this affects the sedation activity and calming effects on the brain. The effect of alcohol on Modafinil at varied timing was given below
The various test was held with alcohol and Modafinil on the same day, the next day, with the gap of 6 hours and instantly. All the results have shown that it decreases the effectiveness of alcohol on you which intends you to take heavier doses of the drink. Even after crossing the usual amount you find hard to get the feel of drunken this make you get to the further rounds.
Decreasing the time interval between the intake of alcohol and Modafinil will get you an increased risk of overdosing drink. Taking both Modafinil and the drink will get you bad effects which may need emergency help from the Doctor to survive. Hence to reduce the effect of adverse effects it is recommended not to have a drink with Modafinil. You can enjoy your party night with any cool drink.
The impacts of this combination
The level of impact differs for every person and the effect may be seen positive or negative depending on the way you look at it. But on medical consideration of your health, it is not recommended to mix this two combination.
This will give off the feel and induce to drink more which leads to overdrinking and reduces the feeling of realizing that you are drunken heavily. The standard limit of your level is exceeded every easily. As the result of this habit, you will report the trouble of getting horrific hangovers. In a sudden period of time, you will get the side effects of overdosage as your neurons are greatly affected by heavy ounces of alcohol. This gets the great chances of getting liver damage and other possible hazards.
As Modafinil has increased half-life period the effectiveness of the medication for a longer period. Hence no doctor will permit you to drink while on Modafinil. If you cannot skip the night without a drink then you can report the doctor few weeks before you planned to take alcohol. If possible the doctor may recommend you to stop taking Modafinil till few weeks and suggest you with a limited amount of alcohol. As the half-life period of Modafinil is excreted via within few weeks time. The effect of both the combination will be reduced this is suggested under several circumstances such as if your body can manage the ADHD condition for weeks without Modafinil and if it is recommended only if you can’t skip alcohol and if your health condition can tolerate the condition of ADHD for till the suggested period.
Hence on the overview of all mentioned facts, it is seen that mixing Modafinil and alcohol will get you much life harming side effects and this effects will not be same for every person.