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Posted 13 Oct 2013 by • 3 answers
Is there anyone with CFS who has had success with Xyrem? I've suffered with CFS (not fibromyalgia) for about 25 years and would be interested in hearing what benefits Xyrem has provided. Thank you, Kim
Posted 13 Feb 2017 by • 2 answers
orexin nasal spray could give you a cure without side effects of this expensive medication. They have already done studies and continue to do research in Germany but Narcolepsy seems to not be important enough to cure because JAZZ Pharmaceutical wouldn't make money, they would actually lose ...
Posted 30 Aug 2010 by • 2 answers
I am a narcoleptic whose cataplexy was treated with Xyrem until I began to develop a severe loss of muscular strength that seems to have been associated with the drug. My physician has switched me to Anafranil, which has worked very well on the cataplexy, without the muscular problems I was ...
Posted 17 Oct 2012 by • 2 answers
My narcolepsy is bizarre. I have months where I sleep 14 hours, and still exhausted and always in a fog and exhausted. Even if I get the recommended 8 hours I am ALWAYS tired. Then I have insomnia for months and can't get to sleep on ambien, lunesta, restoril, you name it. I was just given ...
Posted 2 Feb 2014 by • 2 answers
My Doctor is suggesting that I start Xyrem for my Narcolepsy/cataplexy. I am concerned that I will not wake up when my alarms go off. I can barely do it now, most times I don't even know I'm turning them off or sleep right through it all. I am on Ritalin 20 mg 3x day right now, and it ...
Posted 6 Apr 2014 by • 2 answers
I was recently diagnosed with narcolepsy brought on by a brain injury in an accident. My accident was a year and a half ago. I have taken adderal and nuvigil and other amphetamines none worked well enough. I just tried xyrem for the first time last night. I took one 2.25 dose around 2 at night. I ...
Posted 3 Jun 2015 by • 2 answers
i have been on xyrem for 8 years and swear it saved my life. I have been experiencing short term memory loss and wonder if it could be my xyrem? I take 3.75 mg twice at night and have no daytime sleepiness now. The memory loss may be normal with age but can't help but wondering if it is my ...
Posted 13 Dec 2009 by • 2 answers
Posted 17 Jul 2012 by • 2 answers
therefore, the other chemicals for sleep, serotonin and norepinephrine are not doing their job and I am not getting correct deep sleep and that is why I am having memory problems and lack of energy. Please explain this to me.
Posted 15 Oct 2012 by • 2 answers
Posted 5 Aug 2013 by • 2 answers
I just started 2 weeks ago and tonight I did not fall asleep after my first dose. In fact, I am wide awake 2 hours after taking it. Always before after 5-10 minutes I was out. Haven't had any food, no stimulants - I have no idea why it didn't work. Any ideas? I am on 2.25 mg twice a night.
Posted 19 Nov 2013 by • 2 answers
Posted 30 Nov 2015 by • 2 answers
My husband is on Xyrem and has been for 8 years. It has definately improved his sleep but has some very concerning side effects which I think are from his overdosing. When he first started he was instructed to take his first dose around 10pm and having not eaten anything since 8pm. Then take 2 ...
Posted 15 Sep 2009 by • 2 answers
currently on 300mg provigl a day and 2mg klonopin with one 5?500 vicodin at bed, I still can't sleep more then an hour and can't stay awake either, wrecked my car for the 5th time this year, I am obviously no longer allowed to drive but my father died and I had to get to his house...
Posted 14 Dec 2010 by • 1 answer
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