Who should not take MODAFINIL?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • manic behavior
  • psychotic disorder
  • suicidal thoughts
  • depression
  • aggressive behavior
  • high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • a sudden worsening of heart related chest pain called angina
  • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
  • mitral valve prolapse syndrome
  • left ventricular hypertrophy
  • severe liver disease
  • severe renal impairment
  • pregnancy

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