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Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
8/30/2013 11:57:50 PM

Reviewer: finally some zzzz's, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am finally sleeping at night at 4.5 g twice a night. I don't need the alarm to wake me at the four hour mark, as I promptly wake up anyway after 3 - 4 hours after the first dose. I'd been on stimulants and CPAP alone without improvement. I'm so happy to finally sleep. I'm not working due to the narcolepsy episodes, and informed by the doctor I may need up 1-2 years to recov ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
5/23/2013 8:59:47 PM

Reviewer: sunshinesherry, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed by Mayo Clinic at age 16(now 72)so have suffered with narcolepsy with cataplexy nearly all my life. I've taken most of the meds prescribed for it butnothing has worked as well as Xyrem. It is truly a miracle drug for people with this disorder. The cost is now over $5500 per month and I can only afford this as I am on Medicare Part D insurance for seniors. In the five years I h ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
12/6/2012 5:48:56 PM

Reviewer: caradootdoot, Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Xyrem nightly for a year now twice (4.5) a night, along with Nuvigil during the day. I was at first trying to survive daily with the Nuvigil & when I started taking Xyrem at night, all of a sudden, my life has changed. I no am able to work & take care of my daughter & before I was diagnosed & treated, I was being accused of being on drugs, or being unfit as a pa ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
10/26/2012 4:24:28 PM

Reviewer: Sir-Sleeps-a-lot, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I'm 28, was diagnosed with Narcolepsy and EDS 3 years ago. I have tried nearly every stimulant prescribed and finally got to this. I take 3.75x2 and it works great. I have done tons of research on this drug. FYI, this drug was used by weightlifters in the 80's as 90's as a fat burner. It boosts your metabolism while on it which is why some people get crazy hungry when on it. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
9/28/2012 1:30:43 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
male, 28 yrs old. 2'nd week, up to 3gr a dose. so far i only stay asleep 2 1/2 hours per dose. I was recently diagnosed with Narcolepsy, after a couple yrs. of fighting with sleep apnea machine for prior mild sleep apnea diagnosis. I actually have both, but CPAP was useless till xyrem. I constantly woke up throughout the night and couldn't stand the machine. After being encouraged ... Show Full Comment

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