Patient : What is your take on cognitive enhancers such as Ritalin or modafilin? i have exams coming up which my life and its expectancy depends on, i have the intelligence to understand, perhaps. however my concentration is terrible and some things i will not understand and feel as if cognitive enhancers could be beneficial, what is your take as a doctor on this matter will such drugs like Ritalin or modafilin help me improve my grades, better my life and generally become smarter? and is it worth it?
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