Armodafinil, the longer lasting R-isomer of racemic modafinil, improves wakefulness in patients with excessive sleepiness associated with shift work disorder (SWD). Pharmacokinetic studies suggest that armodafinil achieves higher plasma concentrations than modafinil late in a dose interval following equal oral doses.
September 1, 2012
Author(s): Mona Darwish, Mary Bond, Farkad Ezzet
Year: September 1, 2012