Specialist initiation only
|Modafinil tablets 100mg|
- Modafinil is an amber list drug and should be initiated by a specialist – see IPNSM red/amber lists.
- Supervision should remain the responsibility of hospital staff for the first three months or until objective evidence of effectiveness has been provided.
- Dependence with long-term use of modafinil cannot be excluded.
- Dexamfetamine sulphate or methylphenidate hydrochloride may be prescribed by specialists when modafinil is ineffective.