modafinil

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Related to Alertec: Modafinil, Provigil, Modalert

mo·daf·i·nil

 (mə-dăf′ə-nĭl′)
n.
A nonamphetamine stimulant drug, C15H15NO2S, that promotes wakefulness and is used to treat narcolepsy and other sleep disorders.

[moda-, origin unknown + alteration of (sul)finyl, one of its constituents.]

modafinil

(məʊˈdæfɪnɪl)
n
a stimulant drug used to treat narcolepsy
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modafinil

n modafinilo
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He also said that modafinil, which is marketed as Provigil by Cephalon and Alertec in Canada, has become widely used by healthy individuals for managing sleepiness.