Modalert and Waklert are two brands of medication that have been approved for use to treat excessive sleep-related disorders, and there active components are Modafinil and Armodafinil.
Modafinil and Armodafinil are famously known by their brand names Provigil and Nuvigil respectively, and Modalert and Waklert are their generic brands.
The branded medications and generic medicines contain the same active ingredient (Modafinil or Armodafinil) in this case, but the major difference between them is their price, generic medications being the cheaper alternative.
Let's dig in deep and find out about the similarities and differences of Modalert and Waklert.
Modalert and Waklert both are manufactured by Sun Pharmaceuticals, which is based in India and both these drugs are meant to be prescribed for the treatment of excessive sleep-related disorders such as narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder and shift work sleep disorder. These medications are also popular as nootropic drugs and there are various off-label uses of these medications as well.
There are a few key differences between Modalert and Waklert which are listed below:
- The active ingredient in Modalert is Modafinil while the active ingredient in Waklert is Modafinil's enantiopure compound called Armodafinil.
- Modalert remains effective for 12-15 hours, while Waklert stays effective for up to 15 hours, thus we can say that the effects of Waklert are more long-lasting.
- Modalert has an onset time of up to 1 hour and Waklert takes up to 3 hours to become effective, allowing us to conclude that Modalert will start working more quickly than Waklert.
- Under the effects of Modalert, your peak performing hours will be 6 hours, and if you use Waklert, your peak performing hours will be 8 hours.
- The dosages of Waklert are administered in a much smaller amount then dosages of Modalert.
Some other differences between both these medications are the difference between their prices, color, packaging as well as shapes.
Waklert is Stronger of the Two Medications
When we compare both the medications, it is quite obvious to us that Waklert containing Armodafinil is stronger than Modalert containing Modafinil.
Which one should I buy: Modalert or Waklert?
The medication that you should buy between these two is based on various factors such as your condition, as well as your drug tolerance level.
If you are using these medications for preventing excessive sleep and you also suffer from other medical condition then your doctor will prescribe and adjust your dosages accordingly.
The use of Modalert and Waklert as Nootropics
Due to the popularity of Modafinil as the real-life alternative to the fictional limitless pill, Modalert and Waklert are high on the Nootropics list and they have effects that justify their use.
Modafinil and Armodafinil Increase Mental Focus
Modalert and Waklert both are used to increase mental focus in people whose work requires a long span of uninterrupted focus such as doctors, researchers, inventors, and even entrepreneurs.
These wakefulness-promoting drugs also make your More Agile
Lack of sleep, tiredness, and fatigue, and even lack of motivation can make you feel lazy as well as lethargic which brings down your productivity as well as your mood over time. These drugs provide the stimulus for more movement making you more agile for long hours.
These Nootropics also have energy-boosting properties
Both the medications have been reported to add in the energy levels of people who use it to enhance their work performances despite less sleep or fatigue. Due to the energy-boosting properties of these drugs, Modafinil, as well as its enantiopure compound, are both being used as a treatment of short term as well as chronic fatigue with positive as well as promising results.
These Smart Drugs have been reported to offer Motivation
Smart drugs are often used for enhancing individual performance at work or in academics, and motivation plays a vital role in starting as well as finishing the tasks required to achieve the set goals.
Both these medications have been known to increase the production of dopamine in the brain, motivating a person to work for a reward. Modalert is especially popular with people seeking achievements in the academic sector due to this property.
The Factor that Makes this Modalert and Waklert Stand Apart
So far we have seen that the effects of both these medications are very similar which makes it difficult for us to choose the best one for us but they have certain properties that are unique to only one of them.
Modalert (Modafinil) has been reported to increase alertness in people who use it, but no such effect has been reported by people using Waklert.
On the other hand, Waklert (Armodafinil) has been reported to have a positive effect on the cognitive function of people who use it, improving their understanding capacity.
After considering the effects as well as benefits of both these medications, we suggest that if you are just getting started with the use of Smart drugs, it is best, to begin with, Modalert. If you have been using Modalert and other nootropic drugs for a while, you can make your way for Waklert as it is considered to be stronger.
The medications can also be chosen after considering the effects and benefits which you want from these drugs.