Narcolepsy and Personality change - from FDA reports


Personality change is found among people with Narcolepsy, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, take medication Xyrem and have Cataplexy. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 53 people who have Narcolepsy from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 15, 2018

53 people who have Narcolepsy and Personality Change are studied.


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Gender of people who have Narcolepsy and experience Personality Change *:

  • female: 62.26 %
  • male: 37.74 %

Age of people who have Narcolepsy and experience Personality Change *:

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 18 people, 33.96%
  2. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 6 people, 11.32%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 4 people, 7.55%
  4. Restless Leg Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs): 3 people, 5.66%
  5. High Blood Cholesterol: 3 people, 5.66%

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Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Xyrem: 37 people, 69.81%
  2. Provigil: 13 people, 24.53%
  3. Adderall: 12 people, 22.64%
  4. Nuvigil: 11 people, 20.75%
  5. Topamax: 7 people, 13.21%

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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Stress And Anxiety: 12 people, 22.64%
  2. Depression: 8 people, 15.09%
  3. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 6 people, 11.32%
  4. Abnormal Behavior: 5 people, 9.43%
  5. Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood): 5 people, 9.43%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.



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