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could a jaundice patient have modafinil 100mg tablet?

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
Psychiatry 18 years experience
Jaundice & modafinil: Would a doc prescribe modafinil (a med used to promote wakefulness) to a patient with jaundice? There is a caution on prescribing modafinil to patients with liver disease (as the med is primarily metabolized via the liver). Essentially, however, this is a clinical decision that ur doc will make based on the cause of jaundice & severity of liver dz. modafinil shu b avoided in Pts w hx of addiction.

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