Treatment for Narcolepsy

The treatment for narcolepsy are highly available in the medical field.  There are numerous treatments that one could get to treat the sleeping disorder. However, not all of the available medications are very much an effective therapy for narcolepsy. Of which some drugs would help you slowly in treating the disorder or will not have sufficient effect on it, however, we here at Narcolepsy Study, provides the information about the most reliable and very effective drugs in treating narcolepsy.

  1. Modafinil
  2. Adderall
  3. Provigil
Modafinil Adderall
Ingredient Modafinil Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine
Medical Uses Narcolepsy, Obstructive sleep apnea, shift work sleep disorder ADHD and Narcolepsy
Formulation Tablet Immediate-release or Extended-release
Dosages 100mg and 200mg 5mg, 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 25mg and 30mg.
Legal Status Schedule IV (US) Schedule II (US)
Manufacturer Cephalon Inc. Shire Pharmaceuticals
Half-Life 12 hours 11-13 hours
Duration of Effect 6 to 8 hours 4 to 6 hours
FDA Approval 1998 1996
Common Side Effects Dizziness, Headache, Insomnia, Nausea, and  Nervousness. Abdominal pain, Dizziness, Dry Mouth, Headache, Insomnia, Nausea, and Weight loss.

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