Three Hospitalized After Inappropriate Use of Narcolepsy Drugs

Three people in Singapore have been hospitalized for serious adverse reactions after consuming modafinil and armodafinil obtained without a medical prescription, apparently in hopes of cognitive enhancement. Modafinil and armodafinil US Food and Drug Administration cleared for the treatment of narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea, and shift work sleep disorder. There is some evidence the drugs