narcolepsy
NARCOLEPSY

Narcolepsy is a chronic neurologic sleep disorder wherein the patient have excessive daytime sleepiness and rapid eye movement sleep is dysregulated.

It affects 1 in 1000 individuals, with prevalence of about 0.04% of general population.
The exact cause remains unclear.
Studies suggest a combination of genetic predisposition, abnormal neurotransmitter functioning and abnormal immune modulation.
Symptoms include excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, sleep paralysis, sleep-related hallucinations, automatic behavior, fragmented nocturnal sleep and insomnia.

Drug Information

Indication: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Indication: Depressive illness, symptoms of depressive disorder & obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

Indication: Depression including depression w/ associated anxiety. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) including long-term ...

Indication: Depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).

Indication: Symptomatic treatment of depression w/ or w/o anxiety. Obsessive compulsive disorder, pre-menstrual dysphoric ...

Indication: ADHD, narcolepsy.

Indication: Depression. Bulimia nervosa.

Indication: Major depressive disorder, panic disorder w/ or w/o agoraphobia, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, social anxie...

Indication: ADHD in childn ≥6 yr, adolescents & adults.

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