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Review: could Narcolepsy cause Dementia?
We study 3,317 people who have Narcolepsy from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally) (latest reports from 9,455 patients) can be treated by Provigil, Nuvigil, Xyrem, Modafinil, Ritalin, Dexedrine.
Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 45,442 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Sep, 22, 2014: 3,309 people who have narcolepsy are studied. Among them, 2 (0.06%) have Dementia.
Gender of people who have narcolepsy and experienced Dementia * :
Age of people who have narcolepsy and experienced Dementia * :
Severity of the symptom * :
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Hyperthyroidism (1 people, 50.00%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Zolpidem (1 people, 50.00%)
- Ritalin (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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From this study (4 days ago):
Would like to know if this drug affects skin. My daughter has not had a skin problem/acne before. she has been taking Methylphenidate HCI-Douglas 10mg twice a day for a month and her face has broken out in pimples. could there be a relation to the medication?
Courtney on Oct, 10, 2014:
10 months later I can say now, that when I got off the add medication my acne went away pretty much immediatly. Which is great, but left me with un medicated add. Then I started to really start figuring out my body and it's ailments. I went to a dermatologist, a gi doctor, and a allergist. Turns out all the problems, skin, stomach, everything, all stem from the fact that I'm allergic to cobalt. Cobalt is used in the blue dye coating (capsule/tablet)around the medicine itself. It's in the Popsicles, Gatorade, and various other foods that have been making me nauseous on a good day, and flu like on a bad day(in vitamin b12= multivitamins, certain energy bars! energy drinks). It's on the zippers on my clothes, the costume jewelry, belts, buttons, etc. that give me rashes, hives, acne and contact dermatitis. It's on tools, medical instruments, in paint, in everything. I've spent the last few weeks avoiding cobalt and feel much better! And now I'm trying adderal again, just in a pill that isn't blue. Hopefully it works!!!
mlissamarie712 on Oct, 1, 2014:
I wash my face in the morning and in the night, drink lots of water, work out, eat healhty, no sugar, soy, wheat, and all stimulants make me break out. They cause your pores to go into overload and over produce oil! I am covered with cystic acne, that is 100% from my ritilin, vivance was even worse, I looked like I had an allergic reaction to something.
Courtney on Feb, 24, 2014:
Ummm I'm 34, and no longer making progesterone, I'm far from going through puberty. I recently started taking adderal and am having the same issues. I had no zits, and now I'm covered.
humans are nuts on Apr, 26, 2013:
Ummmm... are you serious??? Zits happen because of puberty and not washing your face with soap and warm water often enough. my guess is you put her on ritalin because she is an overactive teanager that cannot focus... another side effect of puberty. translation. its the hormones egad
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From this study (2 weeks ago):
i have noticed very poor concentration and over the top memory loss in the past few months. i was cooking yesterday and forgot and almost burned my house down. i recently started the symbicort twice in the morning and twice in the evening for mild copd and bronchicial issues.
From this study (2 months ago):
Bones in toes and fingers have changed. Swelling in fingers and toes. Numbness in hands and feet. Tingling in hands and feet. Pain in hands and feet and knees.
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