Is Modafinil an Effective Alternative for the Treatment of ADHD?
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 8, Number 6&7, September 2017
Ariana Ayón Verduzco, PharmD candidate (2018)
Ms. Verduzco has disclosed that she has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Modafinil (Provigil) is FDA-approved for narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea, and shift work sleep disorder, but not for ADHD. Given that it has some of the same stimulating properties of psychostimulants, it should theoretically be effective.