Modafinil is a prescription medication (in the US) for decreasing daytime drowsiness in narcolepsy patients. Off-label, it is a popular drug for neuro-enhancement. It is used as a nootropic to increase alertness and give a sense of cognitive well being.
Does it work? Clinical trials have shown that it is effective for cognitive enhancement, but the trials didn't differentiate between genotypes and show a range of effectiveness.
Like most drugs, individual results seem to vary. O...
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