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

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