I know that it is approved for Narcoleptics. I have Fibromyalgia and getting the needed deep sleep is next to impossible.
No - the application was rejected (see link below)
Xyrem is only approved for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness and cataplexy in patients with narcolepsy.
No, not FDA approved but that doesn't mean it doesn't work miracles for the fibro sufferer. I started taking it about 7 weeks ago and I can honestly say it has been life saving. My doctor worked with the drug study that presented xyrem to the FDA and I am so fortunate to have found her. If you are like me and have tried every possible medication with zero success, I would strongly urge you to find a physician who will prescribe this for you. I have almost no pain, I haven't been sleepy during the day, I have energy I haven't had in years. I just cannot tell you the difference it's made in my life. My family and friends even notice the difference without even knowing about the medicine.
- Xyrem Information for Consumers
- Xyrem Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Xyrem (detailed)
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