Nuvigil vs Waklert


We are constantly evolving with time and that is what Nuvigil vs Waklert is aswell. They contain the compound called Armodafinil which is an evolved version of Modafinil. Modafinil contains both the r- and s- enantiomers of Modafinil in a ratio of 50:50 whereas Armodafinil only contains the r- enantiomer. A derivative and newer drug than Modafinil it is a more specific version where in the beneficial parts of Modafinil were taken and made Armodafinil out of them. Nuvigil is made by the Cephalon Inc. a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceuticals and Waklert is made by Sun Pharma.

Nuvigil like Provigil, the previous Modafinil formed by Cephalon, was the first of its kind and was literally made for the first time in Cephalon inc. Teva Pharmaceuticals, the giant, is currently 116 year old, was founded in 1901 in Petah Tikva where its headquarters are located. It has numerous factories in areas such as South America, North America and Europe. Waklert is being made by Sun Pharma after the FDA gave approval for generics Nuvigil to be made. Sun Pharma is one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies (fifth largest), it has its chain supply in 150 different markets and countries and produces over 3000 drugs. Its headquarters are in Mumbai, India and since being founded in 1983 it has come a long way in its short life.


You can buy both Nuvigil vs Waklert online, some of the available prices are:

  • Nuvigil 150mg 30 tablets for about 60$;
  • Waklert 150mg 100 tablets for about 41$.

Thus Nuvigil is the original pure breed, Waklert is a generic form or copy for the layman thus the price difference. Both these drugs have high demand as they are used as nootropics, cognitive enhancers to boost performance, among other diseases as well. It has a half life of 13-15 hours whilst Modafinil's is 10-12 hours. It has the same functions as Modafinil but has been marketed as being more potent (which is good because Modafinil tolerance has been reported), they include:

  • Increased heart rate;
  • Dehydration;
  • Change in appetite;
  • Anxiety control;
  • Increased motivation;
  • Increased focus;
  • Wakefulness;
  • Memory enhancement;
  • Increase in flight of thoughts;
  • Increase in organization of thoughts;
  • Increased libido;
  • Suppressing of emotions.

Due to this wide array of effects Nuvigil vs Waklert is used to treat shift work sleep disorder, narcolepsy and excessive sleeping during daytime due to obstructive apenea. Other possible diseases where it has shown a beneficial effect include laziness,

  • Brain booster;
  • Motion sickness (with scopolamine);
  • Schizophrenia;
  • Bipolar disorder;
  • Delayed sleep Phase Syndrome;
  • Fatigue syndromes;
  • Parkinson disease;
  • Depression;
  • After chemotherapy.

Side effects

What Teva Pharmaceuticals did with Nuvigil and herein lies the reason for making it apart from its potency and half life effect was to reduce the side effects of Modafinil; in specific they wanted the dangerous skin reactions that had been reported by Modafinil, they included Steven Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis among a few others. The minor side effects of Nuvigil vs Waklert include

  • Nervousness;
  • Dry mouth;
  • Palpitations;
  • Nausea;
  • Anorexia;
  • Anxiety;
  • Diarrhea;
  • Sleep disturbance.


Care is advised while using Nuvigil vs Waklert in heaptic and renal compromise . Caution should be taken in patients suffering from hypertension and those suffering any underlying heart condition. Both are completely contraindicated in conditions such as myocardial infarction , mitral valve disorders, angina, hypertension, breast feeding, pregnancy and hypertensive crisis pregnancy. They should not be taken with alcohol, chocolate and opioids such as codone, fentanyl, oxycodone.

It is important to state here that women using hormonal birth control methods like hormonal control pills, patches, implants, shots, vaginal rings and intrauterine devices have a higher chance of conception while using Modafinil and one month after discontinuation so barrier method of contraception is recommended.


Nuvigil vs Waklert is usually taken once in the morning and for most patients a dose of 150mg is sufficient. If one missed a dose then he should take one tablet whenever he recalls as long as there is at least 8-10 hours left in the next dose otherwise he should just skip the dose and take one tablet the next morning.

As Nuvigil vs Waklert is a cognitive enhancer and its performance has been compared to the tablet NZT which is used in the movie and television version of 'Limitless' a lot people are using this Nuvigil vs Waklert to get ahead in life. The possibilities with this drug are numerous. It is important to mention here that due to its superior effects on the quality of life it has got a chance to be addictive for some high tendency users.