5 Treatment Options for Narcolepsy

May 7th 2016

Medications for Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

Sodium oxybate, marketed under the brand name Xyrem, is a highly effective medication used to treat narcolepsy that presents with cataplexy, the extreme muscle weakness that usually accompanies narcolepsy. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration places strict restrictions on Xyrem because of its serious side effects


Different treatments for narcolepsy affect patients in vastly different ways. Since many of the medications used to treat narcolepsy have significant side effects, you should keep your doctor fully apprised of your reactions to each treatment method tried.

Discover the various treatments available to treat narcolepsy. Find out about the medications used to treat this condition. "WakeUpNarcolepsy.org" Narcolepsy treatment options
http://www.wakeupnarcolepsy.org/about-narcolepsy/treatment-options/ "WebMD.com" Sleep disorders: treatments for narcolepsy

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