Narcolepsy

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Narcolepsy is a chronic (medicine) sleep disorder, or dyssomnia, characterized by an excessive urge to sleep at inappropriate times, ...
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Common Narcolepsy treatments discussed around the web
Provigil 5,977 Xyrem 3,395 Ritalin 2,814
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Provigil
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Xyrem
Other name: Modafinil (Modafinil)
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3.5
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Tiredness*
Narcolepsy
Depression*
Drowsy
ADD*
ADHD
Not Sleeping
Sleep Apnea
Fibromyalgia*
CFS
Daytime Sleepiness
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
* Off label
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Narcolepsy
Cataplexy
Insomnia*
Fibromyalgia*
Not Sleeping
* Off label
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Modafinil (Provigil, Alertec, Modavigil, Modalert, Modiodal, Modafinilo, Carim, Vigia) is an analeptic drug manufactured by Cephalon, and is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the t...
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Xyrem (sodium oxybate) is a prescription medication manufactured by Jazz Pharmaceuticals, and is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of cataplexy associated with narcolepsy and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS...
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Top Concerns
Pro
Headaches
9
Addiction
6
Nausea
4
Withdrawal
3
Irritability
3
Sedation
3
Dizzy
2
Migraines
2
Allergies
2
Hallucinations
2
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Xyr
Nausea
6
Drowsy
5
Headaches
5
Addiction
4
Withdrawal
4
Apnea
4
Hallucinations
3
Vomiting
2
Daytime Sleepiness
2
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
2
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Addiction
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4
Nausea
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Xyr
4
6
Withdrawal
Pro
Xyr
3
4
Irritability
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Xyr
3
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Sedation
Pro
Xyr
3
0
Dizzy
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Xyr
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0
Migraines
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Xyr
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Allergies
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Xyr
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Hallucinations
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Xyr
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Nausea
Xyr
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4
Drowsy
Xyr
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Headaches
Xyr
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Addiction
Xyr
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4
6
Withdrawal
Xyr
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3
Apnea
Xyr
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0
Hallucinations
Xyr
Pro
3
2
Vomiting
Xyr
Pro
2
0
Daytime Sleepiness
Xyr
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2
0
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
Xyr
Pro
2
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About Provigil
Modafinil (Provigil, Alertec, Modavigil, Modalert, Modiodal, Modafinilo, Carim, Vigia) is an analeptic drug manufactured by Cephalon, and is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the t...
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Provigil
About Xyrem
Xyrem (sodium oxybate) is a prescription medication manufactured by Jazz Pharmaceuticals, and is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of cataplexy associated with narcolepsy and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS...
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have had negative side effects from xyrem, provigil, and...
" ...people have had negative side effects from xyrem, provigil, and ...effects. Provigil works pretty well for me,... "

to Provigil. I'm a big fan of Xyrem too. It's...
" ...I felt that Provigil didn't work for me but I had to go off of it for two weeks and really felt the difference. While it doesn't keep me from ...to Provigil. I'm a big fan of Xyrem too.... "

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dose of Xyrem because it was making me drowsy all day, and...
" ...doctor! My doctor rxd Xyrem at night and Provigil ...than usual dose of Xyrem because it was making me drowsy all day, and I ...to wake up if I stay on a schedule. The provigil is helping to... "

taking Xyrem right now and it has changed my life. Sometime...
" ...I'm taking Xyrem right now and it has changed my life. Sometime I ...at all. Provigil does nothing for me anyway so I'm not gonna waste my money on that I guess. T... "

price for xyrem is crazy! It just keeps going up! And It's...
" ...the price for xyrem is crazy! It just keeps going up! And ...didn't have good insurance I'd be in big trouble! The price needs to come way down, even provigil keeps getting more... "

sick. Xyrem makes me feel like I'm going to puke! I wish...
" ...funny. Ritilan makes me feel sick and shaky. Dexedrine makes ...pulse rate go way up. Provigil makes my stomach hurt and feel sick. Xyrem makes me feel like I'm going to puke! I wish there was... "

is my drug of choice. You can read plenty about it around...
" Xyrem is my drug of choice. You can read plenty ...and the Narcolepsy forum. I was on Provigil for about 3 years and it helped, but I don't need ...that I'm on Xyrem. Xyrem gives me quality slee... "

hopeful starting Xyrem, (for me) it improves the quality of...
" ...http://www.talkaboutsleep.com/message-boards/viewtopic.php?t=12129 Overall, Xyrem has helped ...I had to start provigil too (after taking Xyrem ...starting Xyrem, (for me) it improves... "

fall asleep and .make my sleep deeper it helps alot..also...
" ...on mine..also I got Xyrem to fall asleep and .make my sleep deeper it helps alot..also got provigil from the Doc. it helps wake me up when I am having a tired day..get insurance if... "

so much that he stuck it out and it eventually went away...
" ...felt on Xyrem so much that he stuck it out and it eventually went away. It reminded me of morning sickness. He had been on Provigil before and didn't think it did much for him. Lower the... "

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