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 19 people who have Narcolepsy from FDA , and is updated regularly.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On Nov, 22, 2017
19 people who have Narcolepsy and Dementia are studied.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Narcolepsy and experience Dementia *:
- female: 36.84 %
- male: 63.16 %
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 (14 people, 73.68%)
- Pain (4 people, 21.05%)
- Vitamin Supplementation (3 people, 15.79%)
- Drowsiness (3 people, 15.79%)
- Breakthrough Pain (3 people, 15.79%)
Most common drugs for these people *:
- Xyrem (17 people, 89.47%)
- Provigil (6 people, 31.58%)
- Ritalin (4 people, 21.05%)
- Percocet (4 people, 21.05%)
- Depakote (4 people, 21.05%)
Top symptoms for these people *:
- Head Injury (5 people, 26.32%)
- Parkinson's Disease (4 people, 21.05%)
- Emotional Distress (4 people, 21.05%)
- Cataplexy (4 people, 21.05%)
- Fall (3 people, 15.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Subscribe to the study: get notified of updates to the study.
Do you have Dementia and Narcolepsy?
- Check symptoms - is your dementia caused by a drug or a condition?
- Get alerts to symptoms - forecast your symptoms and get alerts
- Join related support groups - you are not alone, join a support group on ehealth.me
- Report the side effect - help people in need and in real time
- Ask a question - ask a question related to the study
- write a review - share your experience related to the study
- More tools...
Expand the study to include reports from both FDA and eHealthMeDementia and Narcolepsy from FDA and eHealthMe reports
Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally) can be treated by Provigil, Nuvigil, Xyrem, Modafinil, Ritalin (latest reports from 35,933 Narcolepsy patients)
Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 20,158 Dementia patients).
Browse all symptoms of Narcolepsya b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Could your drugs cause DementiaDementia
Other conditions that could case DementiaDementia
What would happen?
Can you answer these questions?
If there is a linkage between Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus ("NPH") and Narcolepsy ("NPY") has there been any studies or even speculation as to the relationship between the two conditions? Same question as between NPH& sleep apnea? Last question---for now: Anyone with experience of NPH ...
I'd be very grateful if anyone could help me find explanations / descriptions / summaries of overstimulating sensory effects in the frontotemporal dementia patient. I've been researching online but have seen nothing pertaining to FTD, though there are numerous examples of flooding in ADHD and ...
My husband is in the early stages of what is probably Lewy Body Dementia (he has had REM sleep disorder for several years and is starting to show Parkinsonian type muscle tremors, trouble swallowing, etc.). There are interesting studies out there about the potential mitigative impacts of ...