Modafinil: A creative’s story (don’t buy Modafinil online before reading this!)

A detailed review on Modafinil, how to use it and how to buy it online

Regardless if you’re looking to buy Modafinil online or not, I hope that you will enjoy my personal 7000-word testimony regarding this product.

If you’re going to order Modafinil, remember to be informed, stay safe and consult your doctor first!

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I’ve decided (as of late 2019) to include some key facts about Modafinil beforehand due to the many misconceptions about this smart drug.

Before going into my life-changing story, I’m going to offer some key insights through pinpointed answers to the most-searched-for queries about Modafinil online.

Frequently asked questions about Modafinil (reviews & search engines)

Doing online-based Modafinil research is fun and let me thank you again for reading my story. I love people who are hungry for knowledge (especially those from the Reddit Modafinil communities).

I’ve decided to make it easier for you by summarizing the information and organizing it in a Q/A style. Scroll down and find the answers to the most popular questions about Modafinil!

Q#0: What is Modafinil?

For those who don’t know, Modafinil is the closest thing to the real-life Limitless pill. You know… the one that turns any human being into a super genius that can learn a language to fluency in a matter of hours.

Of course, things like these belong in the realm of science fiction. The real-life Modafinil, a eugeroic of the benzhydryl class, won’t give you superhuman intellect, but it sure as hell will make you smarter, whatever your notion of “smart” might be.

Q#1: What does Modafinil do?

Modafinil increases dopamine, serotonin, orexin, histamine and glutamate levels. This makes the user to feel more motivated, focused and stimulated.

Furthermore, Modafinil decreases the levels of GABA, the key inhibitory neurotransmitter that regulates sleep and energy levels. Low levels of GABA cause the user to feel wide awake and not feel the full effects of sleep deprivation.

With regards to the overall experience of Modafinil, dosage influences the length rather than the intensity.

Q#2: What is Modafinil used for?

Modafinil was initially designed to treat narcolepsy. Following Modafinil’s approval by the FDA, its use further extended to obstructive sleep apnea and shift work sleep disorder.

Nowadays, Modafinil is used as a cognitive enhancer by doctors, programmers, bankers, teachers, writers, graphic designers, the military and many other mentally-demanding professions.

Of course, another key aspect of the Modafinil experience is the physical side. Modafinil boosts physical endurance and enhances motor control. This can act like a cheat code of sorts for athletes, martial artists, dancers and soldiers.

Recent studies have shown positive results with regards to other medical uses. Taking Modafinil for depression has been shown to treat the disease. Also, it helps users get on with daily life by minimizing cognitive impairment. (Source)

Modafinil for ADHD has also been recently proven to be effective in clinical studies. Some doctors have gone so far as to recommend Modafinil to truck drivers who have to drive long hours. (Source)

Food addicts use Modafinil for weight loss with surprising results. Not only does Modafinil cut the user’s appetite, but it also makes one more active during the day, thus further aiding a healthy lifestyle.

Q#3: How long does Modafinil last?

The main effects of Modafinil last up to 10 hours. After-effects can last another 2–4 hours.

Modafinil is, by comparison, a long-lasting wakefulness enhancer. The half-life of Modafinil lasts between 12–14 hours. It represents roughly the amount of time it takes for half of the ingested quantity to leave your body.

Q#4: How long does Modafinil stay in your system?

Modafinil is present in the urine at testable levels for approximately 30 hours after ingestion. Also, it won’t cause false positives for other substances such as amphetamines or cocaine.

Q#5: How to take Modafinil?

There are two popular ways to take Modafinil: orally and sublingually. Each method is effective and one may be more suitable for your needs than the other.

While the general way that people use Modafinil or Armodafinil is oral administration (swallowing the Modafinil pill), sublingual administration is becoming more and more popular. Faster onset and offset, as well as increased potency, are the main reasons for this. This leads to a “compressed” experience which makes it easier to go to sleep at night.

Usually, people take doses of 100mg or 200mg of Modafinil. Taking a dose of 400mg Modafinil won’t lead to a better experience. Of course, sublingual administration can make even 50mg of Modafinil enough to get the job done.

For all you kids out there interested in the so-called “Modafinil high”, please, don’t ever consider snorting Modafinil. This is a smart drug that is used for beneficial purposes. And you should know better than engaging in such acts in the first place.

Q#6: What does Modafinil feel like?

As seen in numerous Modafinil reviews spread across the web, the feel of Modafinil has been described by many as an alert state of wakefulness. Users may experience feelings of clarity, acceleration in thought processes, as well as self-confidence in accomplishing tasks and reaching goals.

Many people have reported feeling anti-social when on Modafinil. Indeed, irritability is quite common, especially when you don’t want to be distracted.

Working on Modafinil is fun.

Q#7: How long does Modafinil take to kick in?

The onset of Modafinil varies according to the method of administration. It takes approximately 30 minutes to kick in when taken orally and 5–10 minutes when administered sublingually. The time it takes to kick in when taken orally can be influenced by what and when you’ve eaten

Q#8: How to increase the effects of Modafinil?

Modafinil effects are much more pronounced when the user is already well-rested. On top of that, there are several ways in which one can potentiate Modafinil. Caffeine can be a good potentiator, though it must be consumed in low doses over long periods of time. Just like Modafinil, stimulants increase norepinephrine in the brain. Combined, the two can cause anxiety, agitation, and an overall unpleasant experience.

Of course, if you’re looking for more solutions on how to make Modafinil work better, there are other substances that can potentiate it. I would suggest sticking with the natural ones, though.

Q#9: When to take Modafinil?

Modafinil is best taken during the early hours of the morning. This is when most people are productive and/or go to work or school. While the main Modafinil effects may not cover the whole day, you can always split doses and take the other one around mid-day.

Using Modafinil in the morning will make it easier to go to sleep at night. Contrary to popular belief, you should not take it on an empty stomach. Doing so will lead to stomach cramps and nausea.

Q#10: What other Modafinil side effects are worth mentioning?

Modafinil is quite similar to caffeine in terms of side effects. You’ll experience difficulty falling asleep 10 hours after you’ve taken it. I found Armodafinil to be more gentle in terms of falling asleep after the effects have passed. Also, sublingual administration makes the whole experience shorter, which definitely helps at night when going to sleep.

Dehydration is another common side effect, so make sure you drink water before, during and after. When not properly hydrated, you may experience a Modafinil headache. Not something painful, but somewhat similar to a headache that occurs after spending a lot of time in front of a computer screen.

Photosensitivity is also common, as Modafinil makes you see slightly brighter. If you’re going outside in the sun, you can wear sunglasses to minimize the effect.

Agitation may occur if you’re already stressed prior to taking it. Some people have reported experiencing panic attacks and paranoia, although it’s highly uncommon.

Q#11: How to get prescribed Modafinil?

Doctors can prescribe Modafinil only if you’re suffering from some sort of sleep disorder. Thus, the only moral way to get a Modafinil prescription is if you’re suffering from narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea or shift work sleep disorder. Of course, faking a condition should never cross your mind. Aside from the moral reasons, it will sabotage your doctor’s overall diagnosis regarding your health.

Still, I’m going to talk about a loophole that borders on deceit while also being totally reasonable. As you may or may not know, being an entrepreneur is basically working for free. Nobody will give you a salary and nobody will tell you when to sleep and wake up. It can be stressful at times, thus leading to sleepless nights and slow days. One can tell his or her doctor that the pressures of being an entrepreneur have lead to the development of symptoms related to shift work sleep disorder. Still, even then, there’s absolutely no guarantee that the doctor will prescribe Modafinil.

Q#12: How much does Modafinil cost?

The cost of Modafinil can greatly vary according to where you buy it from. If your doctor has prescribed you Provigil and the government doesn’t pay for it, just forget about it.

Provigil costs 30–40 USD per pill. That’s right, you’ve read it correctly. Provigil is the first brand of Modafinil to be marketed in the US and its ridiculous price came out of the manufacturer’s decade-long monopoly. Cephalon’s patent eventually expired, leading other manufacturers to “grab a piece of the pie”, so to speak.

This led to the development of other generic brands of Modafinil and Armodafinil that are just as effective as Provigil or Nuvigil. Sun Pharmaceuticals and HAB Pharmaceuticals produce the most popular brands of Modafinil and Armodafinil. Sun Pharma produces Modalert and Waklert and boasts somewhat of a high-end status when compared to other brands. HAB Pharma manufactures Modvigil and Artvigil, which are just as potent, although less popular than the former.

Modalert, Waklert, Modvigil and Artvigil are available online at dirt cheap prices. Bulk orders of 300 tablets lead to a ridiculously low price Modafinil pill… less than 1$… which is more than 30 times cheaper than the prescription-based option.

Q#13: Why is Modafinil so expensive when prescribed?

Cephalon Inc. exercised complete dominance of the Modafinil market for more than a decade. Basically, it was the only entity where the government could buy Modafinil. They even paid off potential competitors through commission-based royalties, just so that they will stay out of the market. The pharmaceutical giant’s monopolistic control naturally led to an exaggerated price which didn’t drop even when facing competition. Actually, Cephalon Inc. only faces competition on an international level, not a national one.

Q#14: How to get Modafinil without a prescription?

You can get Modafinil without a prescription if you buy Modafinil online from reputable vendors. Contrary to what people may think, this comes with absolutely no financial or legal risks. The worst thing that can happen (and there’s a low chance of this happening) is that customs seize the order and destroy it. You’ll receive a letter from customs which you can just ignore. Just make sure that you choose a reputable online Modafinil vendor that offers free reshipments in case orders are seized.

Q#15: Is Modafinil a controlled substance?

Modafinil is a schedule IV substance in the United States. While schedule IV drugs are controlled and not available over the counter, their potential for abuse and dependence is low-to-non-existent. You can safely buy Modafinil online without worrying about penal problems.

Q#16: Modafinil vs Adderall: The same ballpark?

Modafinil and Adderall are absolutely NOT the same ballpark. Is Modafinil addictive? Far from it. In fact, it can treat other addictions without getting hooked up.

Furthermore, Adderall is euphoria-inducing and destructive. Modafinil is none of those things. There is no such thing as a Modafinil addiction. Nor will you experience a comedown or any kind of “Modafinil blues” when the effects wear off. The gradual offset of Modafinil will lead you to normal levels of energy without experiencing a crash.

The stimulation felt on Modafinil is gentle and encouraged. Adderall makes you feel speedy in the beginning, then agitated when the effects wear of. Quite uncomfortable.

Modafinil and Adderall taken together should be avoided. Even in small doses, the combination will exacerbate the side effects of Adderall.

Q#17: Is Modafinil a stimulant?

The stimulating effects of Modafinil lead many to believe that it’s a stimulant no different than Adderall, Ritalin or caffeine. That’s quite far from the truth because the way in which it works is different.

I’ll spare you the scientific jargon. In a nutshell, the effects of Modafinil have a certain threshold that can’t be negatively influenced by taking too much. Also, Modafinil mainly affects areas in the brain which are

Q#18: Is Modafinil safe?

Modafinil is considered the first safe smart drug, though it definitely doesn’t come without risks. Improper use may lead to uncomfortable side effects. Still, there have been no deaths associated with Modafinil. The body’s tolerance to Modafinil is surprisingly high. One study had people taking megadoses of up to 2000 mg of Modafinil and there were no serious side effects. [R][R]

Q#19: What do I need to know about Modafinil and alcohol?

First and foremost, don’t mix Modafinil and alcohol. Sure, you’ll be able to drink copious amounts of alcohol without getting drunk, but that doesn’t mean your body won’t be equally intoxicated.

The only way to effectively “combine” Modafinil and alcohol is if you take the first the day after consuming the latter. Modafinil is an instant cure for hangovers (as long as you remember).

Q#20: Where can I buy Modafinil online from?

So many online Modafinil vendors have shut down their activity this year. Hence, knowing where to buy Modafinil from, is pretty important if you aren’t keen on receiving fake stuff. Still, there are a few that have stood the test of time. I’ve had a superb experience with

Always a pleasure to communicate with their customer support. They were friendly enough to even answer in detail questions that don’t concern the order. If you’re still wondering how to buy Modafinil without worrying about your order, I wholeheartedly recommend the Modafinil 200mg brand Modalert from DrModafinil.

Me thinking about the next thing to write about Modafinil.

Personal background before analyzing Modafinil (online testimony)

Did you ever get the feeling that there aren’t enough hours in the day?

I’m sure that every person wished for a longer day at some point, though it seems that few people actually go beyond wishing.

It may be just me, but I haven’t really heard people talking about extra hours in the day. However, I do hear people complaining about not having enough time.

My family is nice and loving. I got my entrepreneurial aspirations from my father who started different businesses from his mid-thirties until his retirement in his sixties. I’ve always regarded myself as inquisitive. I enjoy making music and playing the bass guitar. The road was rough in recent years and I can’t help but look at myself sympathetically. It’s just so easy to not have any direction and have no real plans for the future. There are those who are very insecure and don’t believe in themselves. Many people are simply going through life ignoring their future happiness.

It’s one of the building blocks of boredom. People avoid being alone and discovering themselves. Oftentimes, they can’t see the beauty in being by yourself and enriching your soul. Some of you may call me an introvert, but I only get bored when I’m with people who don’t resonate with my energy or my beliefs. I often see it as time spent for nothing when there are so many other important things to do.

In came nootropics..

People don’t really value their time and I am guilty of that quite often, although not as often as my younger self. My eyes started opening when I had finished an economics university and realized that I wanted more from life. I then went to a more practically-oriented university and got my master’s degree in business-to-business marketing. My plan was starting to take shape and I only needed the spark to kick-start my entrepreneurial life.

In case you don’t know, nootropics are substances that are both safe and effective in increasing cognitive abilities.

I experimented with L-tyrosine, Rhodiola Rosea, Ginseng, L-theanine and found them quite effective.

After hearing about it from a friend of mine, I had decided to order Modafinil online. I was curious whether the stuff actually made you smarter or simply give you a Modafinil high. Actually, I had waited about ten days for the order to arrive from abroad, after which I took my first ever Modafinil tab. I took it all at once, and I can remember it to this day…

My first Modafinil experience

I was in the process of learning to build websites and it went really slow because I was learning just by myself, and I was making fairly low progress. I hadn’t made a track in 3 years because my laptop had been stolen and that had severely demotivated me. This was something that I’ve been thinking about prior to taking it.


Anyhow.. it was about 11 AM when I took the tab and went outside to pay some bills..


Something was definitely there. I was starting to become more aware of my surroundings and mild rush of energy was starting to build up. A slight feeling of time going slower was also present.


I was home and sitting at my desk and I had started writing an article. It was almost as if it was me and the laptop in front of me. Peripherals were blurry, though not in a visual way, but rather in a mental way.


By now, I was writing a lot and amazed at how easily I could start sentences and finish paragraphs. I had a clearer picture of the article as a whole. Words were flowing effortlessly, possibly because Modafinil improves short-term memory (working memory) and facilitates the actions needed to finish tasks.


The thought of music dwelled on me, and the things I had heard about Modafinil hinted that it would be a good idea to open Ableton (the music production software that I use) and see what happens.


I was in awe of what just happened. Basically, I stood glued to the screen and to the headphones for six hours straight. I knew every step that I needed to take in order to build the track. Everything sounded so clear, and I could hear the details regarding the tone, position in space and effects that are usually seemed less obvious.


I went to visit some friends and I was definitely in a different mental state than usual. It made me more social, yet a bit irritable at the same time. I was less patient with people, especially if they didn’t cut right to the point.

+22:00 and beyond

Woke up next morning easier than usual. Some afterglow was definitely still there and I could still feel that sense of purpose. I proceeded to work some more on my music, and I’ve been doing it constantly ever since. Modafinil became a habit, as did other activities such as writing, exercising and music. I was very impressed at how much more productive I can be when I’m truly in the zone. Time became my most valuable resource, and I became very selective about how I would spend it.

Nowadays, I’m quite antisocial, and I can’t stand boring social situations because I feel that I’ve traded a minuscule part of my success for something that’s making me feel uncomfortable. This is something that I owe to Modafinil, as is my anxiety after a day has gone by without being productive. It kind of looks like I’ve become a workaholic, but thank god that I’m not the corporate type..

I’m sorry for the long, self-absorbed “introduction” for this article. I usually write researched-based reviews and I’ve really enjoyed expressing my first-hand experience with Modafinil.

Now enough about me… Let’s get a bit more scientific.

Understanding Modafinil

Modafinil is regarded by many people as the safest and most effective smart drug. It’s also classified as a nootropic through its relative safety and cognitive-enhancing effects.

Modafinil was designed by Lafon Laboratories which was then bought by American pharma giant Cephalon Inc. The company then started producing Modafinil pills under the brand name Provigil. Online vendors don’t sell this brand, as it’s strictly prescription-based. Of course, the high cost of Provigil would make it an incredibly unsuccessful product when compared with other cheaper, yet no less potent brands.

It was initially produced to help people with sleep-related mental health problems such as narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder or obstructive sleep apnea. Nowadays, Modafinil is mostly used off-label and ordered online from offshore providers which are usually based in India.

Should you get a Modafinil prescription?

Do you need a prescription for Modafinil? Well, if you’re suffering from any sleep-related disorders, you can certainly try to get one. What you’ll be prescribed is Provigil, the “not-always-state-sponsored” brand of Modafinil. There’s absolutely no guarantee that the government will subsidize your Modafinil. Cost can be a problem in that situation.

If you’re asking yourself “How to get prescribed Modafinil?”, please… hold it right there. If you aren’t suffering from any sleep-related disorder, then you can’t get a prescription. Period. And don’t even think about lying.

After all, why go through all that hassle if you can get Modafinil without a prescription?

My recommendation for you is as follows… You can purchase Modafinil online, but also let your doctor know about it.

It’s not like he can stop you from buying Modafinil online. However, he can provide you with professional advice for responsible use. And he may also know more about any previous conditions that might not go well with using Modafinil.

On top of that, the online space offers cheap Modafinil. Cheaper than your usual cup of coffee.

How does Modafinil work?

People refer to (Modafinil) as the new Adderall, yet the two fall in different categories. Adderall is a stimulant, whereas Modafinil is a eugeroic. Indeed, Adderall is more potent, and higher doses are noticeably stronger than lower ones.

Modafinil, on the other hand, doesn’t get a lot more potent once a certain threshold is reached. This is quite typical of nootropics, as increasing the dose of most nootropics is considerably safer than other psychoactive substances.

Increasing the dosage of Modafinil past a certain point will only exacerbate its side effects and decrease the efficacy of its benefits.

It’s interesting that studies conducted on animals have shown that Modafinil protects neurons that release dopamine. [R]

Also, multiple experiments have proven that Modafinil protects neurons from damage by overstimulating receptors with glutamate. [R]

Even though Modafinil doesn’t fall in the stimulant class of substances, its effects can certainly be regarded as stimulating, yet in a gentle way. Traditional stimulants such as Adderall produce a feeling of forced stimulation, whereas the stimulation felt on Modafinil is encouraged rather than forced. One possible explanation for the gentle nature of Modafinil effects is its subtle action on several key neurotransmitters:

GABA & Glutamate

 Modafinil decreases GABA, the main inhibitory neurotransmitter that helps the mind and body to “switch off” by decreasing neural activity. Glutamate is the main excitatory neurotransmitter and the main “player” in the process of sending signals to the brain. Modafinil mechanism of action is still not totally known due to a number of studies contradicting each other with regards to Modafinil’s action on glutamate and GABA.


Modafinil slightly increases serotonin in the frontal cortex, dorsal raphe and amygdala. Also, it synergizes with other SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) and amplifies the amount of serotonin that is produced.


Modafinil is a dopamine reuptake inhibitor, meaning that the breakdown of dopamine is inhibited. From this point of view, it acts in a similar way to cocaine, yet Modafinil It does so in an atypical manner, which explains its gentle effects. Dopamine plays a key role in regulating mood and energy.


This neurotransmitter is responsible for the “fight or flight” response and naturally occurs when instincts tell you that you should be in a state of alertness. The increase in norepinephrine could explain why your reaction speed is faster when taking Modafinil.

Orexin & Histamine

Modafinil acts on orexin-releasing neurons, increasing levels of orexin, which in turn causes increased histamine release. Orexin is an excitatory neurotransmitter that promotes arousal and wakefulness. Histamine is involved in regulating sleep periods and increased levels play a role in Modafinil’s effectiveness in keeping you awake, even during no-sleep periods.

As you can see, Modafinil’s mechanism of action is quite diverse. It basically affects almost every main neurotransmitter, though it does so in a gentle way. Hence the gentle stimulation and the lack of a significant crash once the effects have worn off.

Physical and cognitive benefits of Modafinil explained

This is probably what most of you wanted to read in the first place, although understanding the “why” should also preoccupy you.

I’ve seen people on Modafinil, nootropics or biohacking Reddit threads talk a lot about brain chemistry. Some users even go so far as to actually be conscious of which neurotransmitter needs influencing so as to achieve the desired state.

The Modafinil mechanism of action combined with your own brain chemistry and mindset that will define your experience.

You’ve already read my subjective experience, though it’s perfectly fine if you didn’t. This part is more “to-the-point” and describes the cognitive and physical benefits, as well as side effects that could occur. Here are the main Modafinil effects experienced during day-to-day life, as well as clinical studies:


People have described Modafinil’s stimulatory effects as a stronger cup of coffee or a lower dose of amphetamine. The type of stimulation is a bit different, though a 50mg dose definitely differs from a full 200mg tablet. Still, even a low dose encourages physical activity and socializing. A higher dose can be compared to a lower dose of traditional stimulants, yet the euphoria isn’t there. Personally, I found that I can sustain effort for longer periods of time when jogging, playing football or climbing the stairs.


The primary use of Modafinil was to promote wakefulness and help sleep-deprived individuals function normally. It basically kills fatigue and can be especially beneficial to people who get tired in the afternoon after having lunch. You’ll feel more awake even when you wake up next morning.. and not necessarily from a spiritual point of view, you new-age hippies! (JK!)

Motivation enhancement

Users report feeling an increased drive to get started and get going with different tasks. That could possibly happen because Modafinil makes it easier to problem-solve, thus making tasks seem easier and workflow feel more natural. Emotion is enhanced, which I see as the “kick” that you sometimes need to stop procrastinating. I believe that Modafinil can virtually kill laziness EVERY TIME, with the condition that you use it responsibly and know how to handle the overall experience.

NOTE: I’d like to add something that just came to my mind. Sure, some people may never react properly to Modafinil due to incompatible brain chemistry. That’s nobody’s fault. However, if it worked once for you and you’re complaining that it sometimes makes you “extra-motivated” to clean the same spot obsessively or focus heavily on scrolling through your Facebook news feed, then maybe.. just maybe.. you didn’t control yourself or you didn’t choose your environment properly.

Moving on..

Focus enhancement

Those of you who have tried Modafinil know about the “tunnel-vision” that it gives you. That means that what’s in front of you matters most and you are less likely to be distracted. Furthermore, people have reported that focus is not only increased, but also enhanced. Some users have reported being able to focus on several things at once. It’s quite hard to explain. Let’s say that there’s a crowd of people and you decide to “pinpoint” a specific person.

I find that focusing my attention to two or even more people is very easy and comes natural while on Modafinil. I enjoy reading when taking Modafinil because it speeds up my “word-after-word” attentive reading and it helps me spot keywords or phrases faster. The enhanced focus effect is so prominent that I often forget to drink water, get out of my chair and get my eyes away from the computer screen (that’s right.. more than a few times I would forget to blink, which would make my eyes sore).

Long-term and short-term memory increase

 One important factor that contributes to Modafinil’s efficacy as a productivity enhancer is its effect on working memory. Remembering distant memories is also easier, possibly because of the sense of mental clarity and wakefulness that the user feels while on Modafinil.

Thought acceleration

This effect is comparable to that of caffeine, yet significantly more pronounced and clear. Your mind isn’t just racing, it just “connects the dots” easier. I find that problems are easier to understand and solve, and I dwell less on things that I don’t understand. Shifting focus from one object to another is also a lot easier.

Time distortion

This effect is less evident in low doses and quite noticeable in moderate-to-high ones. I’ve felt it a few times when I would take a higher-than-usual dose after a long break. Time seems to slow down because you start thinking faster. I remember being a tad annoyed sometimes when I saw people walking normally as they would, yet so slow as I perceived.

Potential side effects

By definition, a nootropic is safe to use, has low addictive potential and is effective in enhancing cognitive abilities.

Modafinil certainly fills the bill, though some side effects do exist, and users may experience one or more of the following:


It’s advised to drink lots of water before and during the Modafinil experience. Also, you should stay away from other substances that may dehydrate you such as alcohol, tobacco or caffeine. Many people get too focused on what they’re doing and completely forget about this aspect, which almost always leads to headaches. The bad part is, these people head over to forums and condone Modafinil entirely without even reading how to use Modafinil responsibly.

Difficulty falling asleep

Again, this is one side effect which can be eliminated by taking Modafinl early in the day and avoiding any kind of stimulants past 2–3 a clock in the day. Exercising and eating a heavy meal are also ways to “wear down” the body and have it ready for sleep.


As stated above, headaches mostly occur when the user didn’t keep properly hydrated. People have reported experiencing headaches after staying awake for unnatural periods of time.

Pupil dilation  

This is quite typical of any stimulant and is caused by the arousal felt on Modafinil.


I can’t help but notice the similarity of this effect to the visual representation of the effects of NZT from the movie Limitless. In the movie, the onset was represented by an increase in brightness, which isn’t really the case with Modafinil. Still, I do feel more sensitive to light when on Modafinil. Other nootropics such as Coluracetam do cause a significant brightening in colors.


Improper use of Modafinil will cause the user to be nauseous. Some people say that taking it on an empty stomach is a good idea because it’s also more potent. The few times I did it, I found that it made me nauseous and agitated. Combining it with other psychoactive substances may also cause nausea.

Smell of sulfur in urine

Modafinil causes urine to have a certain sulfury smell. This can be attributed to it belonging to the sulphinyl benzhydryl class.

Off-label uses of Modafinil

There are some people who regard using nootropics or smart drugs as cheating. From many points of view, the comparison is pretty precise. Still, cheating is usually associated with immorality. Indeed, cheating on a spouse or swindling your way out of debt are immoral acts.

Calling someone who takes Modafinil a “cheater” is simply ridiculous. Of course, taking Modafinil before an athletic competition is cheating, since the rules clearly state that Modafinil is a doping agent. It’s banned because the rules say so. In most other instances, though, using Modafinil to get ahead is just as immoral as drinking coffee before going to work. On a side note, I enjoy Modafinil and coffee at the same time. Small sips, though.

Why did I say that Modafinil, in a way, is just like cheating?

Simply put, Modafinil is akin to cheat codes that people use when playing a game.

If you’ve played video games, you’re bound to have hit a point in which you tried hours and hours to get to the next level. All you needed was a cheat code so that you can get ahead. Modafinil is a real-life cheat code in the sense that it helps you during difficult “levels” such as procrastination, work overload, tight deadlines or laziness. And boy, it sure does so with incredible effectiveness!

Here are a few ways people use Modafinil to get ahead in life:

Discipline hack

Odds are that you’ve heard about Pink Floyd’s timeless hit called “Time”. These lyrics struck a chord with me and became stuck in my head: “Every year is getting shorter never seem to find the time./ Plans that either come to naught or half a page of scribbled lines.”

Modafinil makes you more ambitious and determined to follow through with your goals. It gives you a certain “kick in the butt” so that you can start “scribbling”. Also, it gives you an additional OCD-like obsession to finish what you’ve started.

Time booster

Don’t you just wish sometimes that there were more hours in the day? I sure as hell do. When taking a full dose (200 mg) of Modafinil, people (including myself) may feel what is known as “time dilation”, or the feeling that everything around you is moving slow. Personally, I found it astounding how something can make you feel that way without getting high. You get things done faster and the day feels longer, which may be attributable to the fact that you’ve accomplished more things than usual.

Focus booster

Let’s visualize the idea of improved focus through an analogy between a computer and our minds. If long-term memory is similar in action to a hard drive, short-term memory can be compared to the RAM of a computer. More RAM, better performance on task.

Wakefulness enhancer

Modafinil makes sure that your “system” won’t “crash”. Not only does Modafinil keep you wide awake, but it does so without impeding focus or cognitive performance. In fact, scientists have proven that Modafinil improves driving performance in patients with hypersomnia, thus decreasing the risk of actual crashes.

Memory unlocker

Based on the same analogy, your internal hard drive goes full SSD. Memories are easier to recall, which can prove incredibly useful in a wide variety of situations. Just to give you an example, teachers can carry out their lessons more effectively, students can get better grades during tests and professionals can perform flawlessly during a job interview. While I didn’t take Modafinil during my student years, I did so before every job interview, which made me a mean lean talking machine that got hired the same day or the next.

Social skill booster

And while we’re on the subject, talking isn’t just for interviews (hello, Cpt. Obvious!). Yes, you talk more, but not because you’re hyped up. It’s also because you’re more observant, analytical and mindful of your own thoughts.

It’s a double-edged sword, though, but not one that can’t be controlled. If you’re on “work mode”, then you’ll absolutely hate talking to people. Just make sure that you’re putting your job/business/hobby far from your thoughts and you’ll be fine.

Learning enhancer

People of all ages use Modafinil for studying, whether it’s for an exam or for professional purposes. After all, learning doesn’t stop after you’ve got your degree.

Your new-found “accelerated hard-drive” can also download information faster. Personally, Modafinil also makes me more curious. Reading speed is also significantly increased, thus making the act more enjoyable, regardless if you’re reading fiction or about personal development.

This cheat code won’t make you a genius overnight, but it sure helps you become one if you use the above-mentioned discipline code.

Motor control enhancer

Modafinil boosts dopamine and norepinephrine. This leads to heightened endurance and strength. In this aspect, Modafinil truly feels like a cheat code. Of course, it won’t turn you into Hulk or Quicksilver, but the enhancement is very obvious. You’ll be able to do more push-ups than usual and you can run for longer without getting tired.

Modafinil in the media

The online Modafinil world is quite rich in information. Popular publications have covered the topic both positively, as well as critically. I was quite surprised after reading BBC’s article on Modafinil, which was written by somebody with no previous experience with supplements and cognitive enhancements, basically saying that Modafinil was great the first time and crappy the second occasion and the third, which was also the last time. It struck my attention that on his second attempt, the author said that he was easily distracted and focused on the wrong things, while on the third, he would complain of headaches and dehydration.

Different people experience headaches, dehydration, insomnia and other side effects in varying intensities when taking Modafinil. That’s because brain chemistry differs from anyone, but it’s also caused by bad practices. The guy from BBC may have had a bad experience being continuously distracted possibly because he wasn’t in the right mindset. In the few years since I’ve been taking Modafinil, I’ve experienced lack of productivity and distractibility, but I can attribute that to bad days that everyone experiences from time to time. The “headaches returned” followed by “I became more and more dehydrated” was actually a bit funny.

The person taking it obviously didn’t read a lot about Modafinil, otherwise he would have known that you need to relax in order to feel the full effects, and you need to drink A LOT of water to avoid headaches.

The fact that he mentioned getting “more and more dehydrated” without even mentioning drinking water makes me believe that, in fact, he omitted this essential part of safe practices when taking Modafinil and many other smart drugs.

There are lots of other mentions of Modafinil in popular media publications such as Vice, The Guardian, ScienceAlert, SelfHacked, Nootrodelic and many others.

Where can you order Modafinil online from?

Fortunately, finding dirt-cheap Modafinil for sale is within the reach of anyone with an Internet connection and a PayPal account.

Furthermore, buying Modafinil online is a whole other (gentler) ball park than buying amphetamines online. In a nutshell, it’s buying medicine vs. buying drugs.

I’ve mentioned the vendor before, but that was 6000 words ago. Before I let you in (again) on where to buy Modafinil online and not get scammed, I’d like to mention the following:

Modafinil has solved many of my problems and has helped me become a better human being. That’s why I’m talking about my experience.

Again, these are not just some empty words I use to promote a product.

Thanks a lot for reading this far, by the way..

In case you’ve overlooked how exactly Modafinil impacted my life, here’s a brief overview:

Modafinil lifted me up from my creative rut as an electronic music producer. The first time that I took it, I managed to produce a track from start to finish, almost without blinking (literally!).

Modafinil helped me master the art of copywriting and go from 500 words a day to 3000 within a space of 4 months. The initial boost was astounding and I discovered a new part of myself… The ambitious, goal-driven me.

Is it legal to buy Modafinil online?

Is Modafinil legal to buy online? Modafinil is a prescription medication that is illegal to buy online in most parts of the world. The UK allows Modafinil orders for personal use.

Still, the only potential danger when buying Modafinil online is that the online vendor risks having the order confiscated.

Yes, not you.. the online Modafinil vendor (at least the ones I’m ordering from). Reputable Modafinil vendors offer a money-back guarantee should your order be seized.

Also, reputable online Modafinil retailers know how to be discrete. They will guide you on how to buy Modafinil online and make sure that the tracks are covered, thus leaving you with absolutely no risk.

What’s the cost of Modafinil?

You would be surprised at the low cost of Modafinil or Armodafinil. Sure, it’s not exactly Paracetamol-low, but it’s low enough to “fit” in the check of an average cup of coffee from Starbucks.

Modalert, Modvigil, Vilafinil or Modafil MD are the most popular brands available online. Their prices are up to 40 times lower than how much Provigil costs. I’ve listed them from the most expensive to the least, but that doesn’t mean that one is necessarily stronger than the other.

The cost of Modafinil goes down according to the quantity of Modafinil that you buy. For example, if you buy 30 Modalert tabs, the price per Modafinil pill is somewhere above 2.2 or 2.3 USD. If you buy 300 Modalert tabs, you’ll pay less than 1 USD per tab.

There’s no such thing as a best Modafinil brand. There are other brands of Modafinil that are cheaper, but I’m somewhat stubborn when it comes to brands. I’ve started with Modalert produced by Sun Pharma and I’m quite pleased with its effects, thank you!

Am I promoting Modafinil?

Yes, I am, because I think that more people can benefit from its mindset-enhancing effects. And I’m going to vouch for several Modafinil vendors. I’ve ordered from them in the past and I would gladly recommend them to anyone.

Starting with the best place to buy Modafinil online, personally, I’ve had the best experience with DrModafinil. The few complaints that I saw them receive have been quickly resolved by their staff.

I‘ve had a great experience with DrModafinil. They offer cheap prices, awesome discounts and 100% reliability.

Why 100%, you may ask?

Because the owner of the online pharmacy guarantees that every order will be shipped AND reshipped or refunded if it wasn’t your fault.

The moment that your order wasn’t fulfilled, I urge you to send me an e-mail with proof of your order and I will stop recommending DrModafinil.

I will also do my best to make it known among my network about the affair.

That goes for every vendor.

Ah, and if you have any questions about how to get Modafinil, shoot me an e-mail. I’m a patient fellow.

Stay away from shady or overly-busy Modafinil vendors

Unfortunately, business practices in the Modafinil space can be unsatisfactory at times. I’ve heard about and experienced first-hand the unpleasant act of scamming in the online Modafinil vendor space.

ModaPharma did that to me once (i.e. scammed me), and I’ve only read bad reviews about them ever since. I’ve also received a complaint about ModafinilStar not responding to failed orders.

Still, anybody can send me a mail (even other online pharmacy representatives) and manipulate me to write bad Modafinil reviews about an online Modafinil vendor just so it can lose credibility.

Thus, I’m going to give ModafinilStar the benefit of the doubt, as negative reviews can be as fake as positive ones.

Anyways, whether you’re doing research on how to buy Modafinil in the USA, UK, Australia, Canada or any other country in the world, my main advice to you is to look for negative reviews. Oh, and don’t forget to try different brands… You may enjoy Armodafinil more than Modafinil.

Thank you for coming this far and I wish you a very fruitful and fulfilled life!

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