Narcolepsy and Dementia - from FDA reports
Dementia is found among people with Narcolepsy, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Xyrem and have Cataplexy. This review analyzes which people have Dementia with Narcolepsy. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17 people who have Narcolepsy from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 26, 2017
17 people who have Narcolepsy and Dementia are studied.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Narcolepsy and experience Dementia *:
- female: 41.18 %
- male: 58.82 %
Age of people who have Narcolepsy and experience Dementia *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 33.33 %
- 60+: 66.67 %
Top co-existing conditions for these people *:
- Cataplexy (12 people, 70.59%)
- Pain (3 people, 17.65%)
- High Blood Pressure (2 people, 11.76%)
- Drowsiness (2 people, 11.76%)
- Cardiac Disorder (2 people, 11.76%)
Most common drugs for these people *:
- Xyrem (15 people, 88.24%)
- Provigil (5 people, 29.41%)
- Adderall (4 people, 23.53%)
- Novolog (3 people, 17.65%)
- Depakote (3 people, 17.65%)
Top symptoms for these people *:
- Head Injury (4 people, 23.53%)
- Parkinson's Disease (3 people, 17.65%)
- Fall (3 people, 17.65%)
- Emotional Distress (3 people, 17.65%)
- Cataplexy (3 people, 17.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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