Armodafinil Impurities

Excessive sleepiness (ES) is a common symptom that is frequently caused by a sleep/wake disorder such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), shift-work disorder (SWD), or narcolepsy.

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Impurity structure Parent Drug Name Name of Impurity Catalogue No. CAS No.
2-[(Diphenylmethyl)thio]acetic Acid Armodafinil

2-[(Diphenylmethyl)thio]acetic Acid

VE009629 63547-22-8

Armodafinil Related Compound

It is also used as a mood stabilizer and restores dopamine.

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FAQ

What is the therapeutic class of armodafinil?

Armodafinil belongs to a class of drugs known as wakefulness-promoting agents. It works by altering the levels of certain natural compounds in the brain region that regulates sleep and wakefulness.

Is armodafinil used for ADHD?

Armodafinil has demonstrated advantages for ADHD in clinical studies, which is why it is used today. Second, because of the potential for misuse, these agents are prohibited drugs.

Does armodafinil increase dopamine?

Although the precise mechanism of action is unknown, armodafinil appears to impede dopamine reuptake by binding to the dopamine-reuptake pump, resulting in an increase in extracellular dopamine levels in specific brain areas.