Will you have Sleep issues with Narcolepsy - from FDA reports


Sleep issues 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 2,026 people who have Narcolepsy from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

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  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on Sleep issues 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 Sleep issues?

Sleep issues (sleep problems) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, insomnia (latest reports from 273,333 Sleep issues 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, 23, 2019

2,026 people who have Narcolepsy and Sleep Issues are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Sleep issues when you have Narcolepsy?

Gender of people who have Narcolepsy and experience Sleep Issues *:

  • female: 70.6 %
  • male: 29.4 %

Age of people who have Narcolepsy and experience Sleep Issues *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.45 %
  • 10-19: 4.45 %
  • 20-29: 18.17 %
  • 30-39: 24.16 %
  • 40-49: 24.25 %
  • 50-59: 17.35 %
  • 60+: 11.17 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 835 people, 41.21%
  2. Drowsiness: 180 people, 8.88%
  3. Depression: 119 people, 5.87%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 99 people, 4.89%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 76 people, 3.75%
  6. Sleep Disorder: 67 people, 3.31%
  7. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 62 people, 3.06%
  8. Pain: 62 people, 3.06%
  9. Hypersensitivity: 62 people, 3.06%
  10. High Blood Cholesterol: 58 people, 2.86%

Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Xyrem: 1,894 people, 93.48%
  2. Adderall: 369 people, 18.21%
  3. Nuvigil: 334 people, 16.49%
  4. Provigil: 235 people, 11.60%
  5. Cymbalta: 171 people, 8.44%
  6. Ritalin: 165 people, 8.14%
  7. Vitamin D3: 151 people, 7.45%
  8. Vitamin D: 121 people, 5.97%
  9. Synthroid: 120 people, 5.92%
  10. Lyrica: 117 people, 5.77%

Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Stress And Anxiety: 320 people, 15.79%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 296 people, 14.61%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 277 people, 13.67%
  4. Feeling Abnormal: 253 people, 12.49%
  5. Drowsiness: 238 people, 11.75%
  6. Drug Ineffective: 235 people, 11.60%
  7. Headache (pain in head): 221 people, 10.91%
  8. Dizziness: 203 people, 10.02%
  9. Depression: 182 people, 8.98%
  10. Memory Loss: 138 people, 6.81%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Results from eHealthMe (non-FDA) reports of Sleep issues with Narcolepsy

Severity of Sleep Issues *:
  • least: 18.18 %
  • moderate: 45.45 %
  • severe: 27.27 %
  • most severe: 9.09 %
Race of the people *:
  • African American, Non-Hispanic: 10 %
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0 %
  • Asian: 0.0 %
  • Hispanic: 0.0 %
  • Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders: 0.0 %
  • Two or more races: 20 %
  • White, Non-Hispanic: 70 %

* Approximation only.

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