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 47 people who have Narcolepsy from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 10, 2018

47 people who have Narcolepsy and Personality Change are studied.


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

  • female: 63.83 %
  • male: 36.17 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 15.38 %
  • 20-29: 15.38 %
  • 30-39: 15.38 %
  • 40-49: 30.77 %
  • 50-59: 15.38 %
  • 60+: 7.69 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 14 people, 29.79%
  2. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 6 people, 12.77%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 3 people, 6.38%
  4. Restless Leg Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs): 3 people, 6.38%
  5. High Blood Cholesterol: 3 people, 6.38%
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Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Xyrem: 32 people, 68.09%
  2. Provigil: 13 people, 27.66%
  3. Nuvigil: 11 people, 23.40%
  4. Adderall: 8 people, 17.02%
  5. Topamax: 7 people, 14.89%
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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Depression: 8 people, 17.02%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 8 people, 17.02%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 5 people, 10.64%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 5 people, 10.64%
  5. Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood): 5 people, 10.64%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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