Narcolepsy and Sleep issues - 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 1,974 people who have Narcolepsy from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 28, 2018

1,974 people who have Narcolepsy and Sleep Issues are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

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

  • female: 70.65 %
  • male: 29.35 %

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

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 805 people, 40.78%
  2. Drowsiness: 175 people, 8.87%
  3. Depression: 119 people, 6.03%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 96 people, 4.86%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 76 people, 3.85%

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Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Xyrem: 1,846 people, 93.52%
  2. Adderall: 353 people, 17.88%
  3. Nuvigil: 331 people, 16.77%
  4. Provigil: 233 people, 11.80%
  5. Cymbalta: 167 people, 8.46%

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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Stress And Anxiety: 306 people, 15.50%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 280 people, 14.18%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 265 people, 13.42%
  4. Feeling Abnormal: 242 people, 12.26%
  5. Drowsiness: 228 people, 11.55%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.



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