Will you have Hypersomnia with Narcolepsy - from FDA reports


Hypersomnia is found among people with Narcolepsy, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, take medication Xyrem and have Cataplexy. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,648 people who have Narcolepsy from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on Hypersomnia and Narcolepsy, and their synonyms.

What is Narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally) can be treated by Adderall, Adderall 10, Adderall 20, Adderall 30, Adderall 5 (latest reports from 44,992 Narcolepsy patients)

What is Hypersomnia?

Hypersomnia (excessive daytime sleepiness (eds)) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 153,535 Hypersomnia patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Mar, 01, 2019

2,648 people who have Narcolepsy and Hypersomnia are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Hypersomnia when you have Narcolepsy?

Gender of people who have Narcolepsy and experience Hypersomnia *:

  • female: 70.85 %
  • male: 29.15 %

Age of people who have Narcolepsy and experience Hypersomnia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.74 %
  • 10-19: 6.43 %
  • 20-29: 17.87 %
  • 30-39: 24.9 %
  • 40-49: 22.42 %
  • 50-59: 16.27 %
  • 60+: 11.38 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 1,020 people, 38.52%
  2. Depression: 133 people, 5.02%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 122 people, 4.61%
  4. Hypersensitivity: 87 people, 3.29%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 84 people, 3.17%
  6. Pain: 76 people, 2.87%
  7. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 66 people, 2.49%
  8. Migraine (headache): 64 people, 2.42%
  9. Asthma: 61 people, 2.30%
  10. High Blood Cholesterol: 49 people, 1.85%

Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Xyrem: 2,389 people, 90.22%
  2. Nuvigil: 545 people, 20.58%
  3. Adderall: 504 people, 19.03%
  4. Provigil: 308 people, 11.63%
  5. Vitamin D3: 221 people, 8.35%
  6. Ritalin: 219 people, 8.27%
  7. Cymbalta: 195 people, 7.36%
  8. Zyrtec: 184 people, 6.95%
  9. Vitamin D: 166 people, 6.27%
  10. Singulair: 146 people, 5.51%

Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 556 people, 21.00%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 401 people, 15.14%
  3. Feeling Abnormal: 380 people, 14.35%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 369 people, 13.94%
  5. Dizziness: 368 people, 13.90%
  6. Headache (pain in head): 307 people, 11.59%
  7. Drug Ineffective: 262 people, 9.89%
  8. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 238 people, 8.99%
  9. Depression: 223 people, 8.42%
  10. Nausea And Vomiting: 176 people, 6.65%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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