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Would you have Dementia when you have Narcolepsy?

Summary: Dementia is reported only by a few people with Narcolepsy.

We study 2 people who have Dementia and Narcolepsy from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally) (latest reports from 3,733 patients) can be treated by Provigil, Nuvigil, Xyrem, Modafinil, Dexedrine, Ritalin.

Trend of Narcolepsy reports

Dementia

Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 46,391 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Dementia reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 3,317 people who have narcolepsy are studied. Among them, 2 (0.06%) have Dementia.

Trend of Dementia in narcolepsy reports

Gender of people who have narcolepsy and experienced Dementia * :

FemaleMale
Dementia100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have narcolepsy and experienced Dementia * :

n/a

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hyperthyroidism (1 people, 50.00%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Zolpidem (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Ritalin (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    (Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Rhuematoid Arthritis, Kypher Lumbar Scoliosis, Borderline Personality Disorder, Narcolepsy, Neurofibromatosis-1, and takes Promethazine Hydrochloride And Destromethorphan Hydrobromide, Ditropan, Gabapentin, Hiprex, Oxazepam, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Levothyroxine Sodium, Modafinil)
    Hi ,My name is Pauline Newman I live in Adelaide,South Australia,I have NF1 & NF2,I am 5th generation carrier of the NF Gene,I have literally thousands of lumps,bumps & café au-lait marks all over my body.My question is are NF1 & 2,cause Narcolepsy or EDS, I have also recently had an MRI & ultra so ...

  • How far apart can xyrem and flexeril be taken?
    (Asked by a 13 year old boy who has Narcolepsy, and takes Xyrem)
    How far apart can Xyrem and flexeril be taken? 1st time trying flexeril for a back ache.

  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus & metoclopramide
    (Asked by a 87 year old woman who has Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, GERD, Dementia, Hypertension, Fractured Hip, Reflux Esophagitis, and takes Metoclopramide, Remeron, Lisinopril, Aricept, Oxycodone Hydrochloride)
    My Mom while recovering from a hip fracture in a rehab center was given Metoclopramide for 2 days when she suddenly (about 2-3 hours after her dose of metoclopramide at lunch time) became completely disoriented,lethargic and could not speak. She could barely swallow, and could not drink liquids even ...

  • Does aricept shorten life expectancy? i am a 61 year old women with mild dementia.
    (Asked by a 61 year old woman who has Dementia, and takes Aricept)
    I have rcently been diagnosed with mild dementia and have been started on a low dose of aricept (25 mg daily). Will it shorten my life expectancy at all? Is there any research?

  • Can narcolepsy cause eye spasms?
    (Asked by a 18 year old girl who has Narcolepsy, Saccadic Eye Movement Disorder, and takes Modafinil, Xyrem)
    I was diagnosed with saccadic eye movement disorder 7 years ago and they could never figure out how to help me... October of 2012 I was diagnosed with Narcolepsy... My eye spasms started getting much worse 2 years ago and continue to get worse. I would like to figure out if I actually have an eye di ...

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    (Posted by a 62 year old woman who has Narcolepsy, Prinzmetal's Angina , Antiphospholipid Syndrome, High Blood Pressure, Obsessive-compulsive Personality Disorder, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, Migraine With Aura, Herniated Intervertebral Disk, Osteoarthritis, Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes Mellitus Insulin-dependent, Bipolar I Disorder, and takes Benadryl, Baclofen, Plaquenil, Nitro-bid, Maxalt-mlt, Imitrex, Zofran Odt, Ms Contin, Clonidine, Amlodipine Besylate, Novolog Flexpen, Levemir Flexpen, Halcion, Valium, Primidone, Neurontin, Trileptal)
    In 2005 I had NMS, which was not detected by my drs for 4 months. I'd been on Lexapro & Seroquel for 2 yrs, but was weaned from Lexapro & placed on Lamictal 3/05. Began getting low-grade fevers, which I was told were not caused by the Lamictal. I quit taking it anyway, fevers (along with uncontrolla ...

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    (Posted by a 48 year old woman who has Thyroid Operation, Cataplexy, Narcolepsy, Migraine Prophylaxis, and takes Synthroid, Inderal La, Cymbalta, Xyrem, Nuvigil)
    Although it appears by my med list that I am a train wreck, its quite the contrary. Now that my migraine headaches have been controlled by Inderal & Cymbalta and my thyroid is under control, the only thing left to do was to fall asleep at the oddest times, which progressed to not being able to stand ...

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