December 21, 2014

Provigil is Silicon Valley Entrepreneur's Drug of Choice

Provigil (modafinil)

Power blogger Michael Arrington of TechCrunch has been called one of the most powerful and influential figures on the internet by TIME Magazine, Wired Magazine and Forbes. Arrington recently identified the secret pharmaceutical weapon that is the “drug of choice” for Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurs and executives – modafinil more commonly known by the trade name Provigil (“How Many Silicon Valley Startup Executives Are Hopped Up On Provigil?,” July 15).

But since the main effect of Provigil is to keep you awake and able to concentrate, a lot of people who get their hands on it use it to be able to work longer hours, even though it has not been deemed safe for that kind of use.

Recreational Provigil user testimonials are all over the web. Not only are people able to work with little or no sleep, the drug has the advantage of spurring weight loss and some users report a general mood enhancing side effect. [Read more…]