Narcolepsy and Bulimia nervosa - from FDA reports

Bulimia nervosa is found among people with Narcolepsy, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Xyrem and have Cataplexy. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6 people who have Narcolepsy from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 28, 2018

6 people who have Narcolepsy and Bulimia Nervosa are studied.

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Gender of people who have Narcolepsy and experience Bulimia Nervosa *:

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

Age of people who have Narcolepsy and experience Bulimia Nervosa *:

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 3 people, 50.00%
  2. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 2 people, 33.33%
  3. Sleep Disorder: 1 person, 16.67%
  4. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 1 person, 16.67%

Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Xyrem: 6 people, 100.00%
  2. Adderall: 3 people, 50.00%
  3. Synthroid: 3 people, 50.00%
  4. Mobic: 2 people, 33.33%
  5. Nuvigil: 2 people, 33.33%

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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Weight Decreased: 3 people, 50.00%
  2. Disturbance In Attention: 3 people, 50.00%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 3 people, 50.00%
  4. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 3 people, 50.00%
  5. Headache (pain in head): 2 people, 33.33%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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