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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Xyrem Oral.

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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

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
9/17/2012 2:54:21 PM

Reviewer: peggyrohaley2@aol.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am taking 3 grams twice a night, but now I am reducing my second dose at night due to I do not want to get up in the morning even with 2.25 grams and then I still feel tired in the Am. I have not worked due to this. When I increase 3.75 grams, I have to do it slowly then in the am no matter what dose It takes me a while to get going, I have this feeling of nervousness and I feel like I want to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
7/18/2012 11:24:42 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
shit is wicked good. whoa!

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
4/6/2012 11:34:11 AM

Reviewer: ddolphy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was diagnosed with idiopathic hypersomnia and chronic daytime fatigue. I got the gold medal from my doctor for 95% brain activity during sleep in my sleep study, meaning my brain was not shutting down, and I never reached Delta-wave sleep. I started the Xyrem and also take Ritalin 60 mg in divided doses during the day, and 250 mg of nuvigil in the morning, but I still have that daytime sleepin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
2/19/2012 1:53:54 AM

Reviewer: nan1323, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been in the Xyrem success program for 6 years. This has totally changed my life. I now can have a life and be like other people.I now can sleep at night and I get to sleep every night. Which in the past was just plain impossible. I would be awake for 2 to 3 days at a time. No matter what I had tried it never worked until the program. With much support and close monitoring by my doctor. (whi ... Show Full Comment

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