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Focalin vs Adderall: What's the difference?

Posted 5 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

Focalin and Adderall are both used for ADHD, but is one more effective than the other?

Ritalin vs Vyvanse - What's the difference between them?

Posted 16 Mar 2016 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

Modafinil (Provigil) vs Adderall: What's the difference?

Posted 13 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

Modafinil (Provigil) and Adderall seem like similar drugs - they are both used in the treatment of narcolepsy and covertly as study aids. But is Modafinil more effective and less addictive than Adderall?

IS PRELUDIN ( phenmetrazine ) still on the market, if not, why was it removed?

Posted 9 Jul 2011 by kpwilson 1 answer

this medication is used for add and or narcolepsy, or for obesity. It was made by Borringer Ingerhimn (sp). It was orange and stamped BI-62. It might have been time released. Orange-peach on outside and white center, shape was a round tablet.

Yellow round pills with no other markings except '100' on one side?

Posted 25 Feb 2016 by Jajamo 1 answer

Two friends took the pills at the same time thinking they were Cialis. 20 minutes later they both had facial paralysis, slurred speech, vertigo, narcoleptic passing out and when out to bed to sleep it off - both slept for 20+ hours non-stop. Anyone have a clue to identifying what those pills could ...

How does carisoprodol or soma react in a patient that has narcolepsy?

Posted 10 Feb 2016 by appley1 1 answer

Will it wire them instead of relaxing the patient's muscle pain and discomfort?

Saliva Substitutes - a saliva substitute for narcolepsy?

Posted 26 Jul 2015 by sweetgal202 1 answer

I take a sleep medicine that's like 100% salt water. I take the highest dosage and it dries my mouth out. it dried out my Salvatory glands so I don't have saliva at all. I've tried chewing gum and that worked for a while but now it causes my teeth to hurt. I tried a lot of biotene ...

Will a muscle relaxant like Flexeril make my cataplexy worse?

Posted 17 Oct 2014 by JennieLee 3 answers

I have narcolepsy with cataplexy (cataplexy: a sudden episode of muscle weakness typically triggered by strong emotions) and I was recently prescribed flexeril for some back muscle pain, but since it is a muscle relaxant I am worried if it will make my cataplexy worse.

Are there any clinics or medical centers where they help narcolepsy patients on a pro bono basis?

Posted 28 Jul 2014 by gjouvin 1 answer

My sister has been diagnosed with narcolepsy. She has no medical insurance due to the fact that she is retired, and still under 65 (where she would get Medicare). She is going untreated for almost a year, and the illness is taking over her. I just want to know if there is anywhere she can get help.

Help, need feedback, head injury, migraines, memory loss, narcoleptic type activity, balance issues?

Posted 13 May 2014 by doctorwho211 2 answers

I was in a head on collision (each going 65mph popped a dashboard off with my head) 20 years ago and had a head injury. My head split open to my skull (muscle and nerves severed) in the frontal lobe area above my eyebrow all the way back to the middle of my head in parietal lobe. Since then, I have ...

Is there any types of vitamons, herbs or medicines that help with Narcolepsy?

Posted 3 Nov 2013 by Michelle321 4 answers

I believe I have narcolepsy, I'm not positive, I've never been tested for it but I have most of the symptoms. I do have sleep apnea. What I'm wondering is if there is anything I can do or take to help with the symptoms? Mostly for the fatigue and falling asleep so easily, in any ...

I lost my drivers license bedcause of narcolepsy does it ever go away?

Posted 5 Oct 2013 by donnamay1 5 answers

MY doctor said I could fall asleep driving I definitely don"t want to kill anyone I just want to drive its hard to get a ride everywhere I need to go. Thank you!

Narcolepsy - Does eating regular meals (3 a day) make anyone out there extremely sleepy? I can only?

Posted 12 Oct 2013 by Leopard spots 3 answers

... eat salad during the day and at night I have a normal meal just before bed

Alertec and Sulfa sensitivity/allergy?

Posted 9 Jul 2013 by mamasita99 2 answers

I had a sensitivity to Sulfa antibiotic 20 years ago, and have since always said I was allergic to it as per the prescribing doctor. I have now been prescribed Alertec for narcolepsy, am I at risk for a reaction? Current dose is 100mg a day, then two weeks from now 200mg a day.

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