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Descriptor English: Modafinil
Descriptor Spanish: Modafinilo
Descriptor Portuguese: Modafinila
Descriptor French: Modafinil
Entry term(s): 2-((Diphenylmethyl)sulfinyl)acetamide
2-((R)-(Diphenylmethyl)sulfinyl)acetamide
Alertec
Armodafinil
Benzhydrylsulfinylacetamide
CRL 40476
CRL-40476
Modiodal
Nuvigil
Provigil
R Modafinil
R-Modafinil
Sparlon
Vigil
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.559.389.115.550
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077408
Scope note: A benzhydryl acetamide compound, central nervous system stimulant, and CYP3A4 inducing agent that is used in the treatment of NARCOLEPSY and SLEEP WAKE DISORDERS.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Central Nervous System Stimulants
Wakefulness-Promoting Agents
Cytochrome P-450 CYP3A Inducers
Registry Number: R3UK8X3U3D
Public MeSH Note: 2019; MODAFINIL was indexed under BENZHYDRYL COMPOUNDS 1986-2018
History Note: 2019 (1986)
DeCS ID: 57636
Unique ID: D000077408
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2019/01/01
Date of Entry: 2018/07/09
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Modafinil - Preferred
Concept UI M0140282
Scope note A benzhydryl acetamide compound, central nervous system stimulant, and CYP3A4 inducing agent that is used in the treatment of NARCOLEPSY and SLEEP WAKE DISORDERS.
Preferred term Modafinil
Entry term(s) 2-((Diphenylmethyl)sulfinyl)acetamide
Vigil - Narrower
Concept UI M0474362
Preferred term Vigil
Sparlon - Narrower
Concept UI M0504604
Preferred term Sparlon
Nuvigil - Narrower
Concept UI M0504603
Preferred term Nuvigil
Alertec - Narrower
Concept UI M0474360
Preferred term Alertec
Benzhydrylsulfinylacetamide - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000640715
Preferred term Benzhydrylsulfinylacetamide
Armodafinil - Narrower
Concept UI M0497249
Preferred term Armodafinil
Entry term(s) 2-((R)-(Diphenylmethyl)sulfinyl)acetamide
R Modafinil
R-Modafinil
Provigil - Narrower
Concept UI M0399099
Preferred term Provigil
Modiodal - Narrower
Concept UI M0474361
Preferred term Modiodal
CRL 40476 - Narrower
Concept UI M0140279
Preferred term CRL 40476
Entry term(s) CRL-40476



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