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Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
5/15/2009 2:30:13 PM

Reviewer: spicedplum, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been diagnosed with both narcolepsy and sleep apnea. Was given this to take; only took one dose, because it made me feel very tired and without energy the next day! I was suppose to take 2 doses, but one was more than enough. My dose size, to start out, was 2.2. I haven't tried to take anymore, since the sleepiness is what I am fighting. Don't know if I should continue to take ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
1/30/2009 7:18:36 PM

Reviewer: donna, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
12/29/2008 3:03:38 AM

Reviewer: AshleyKJ, 25-34 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 took this med for a few months, and it truly did help me with my narcolepsy. I was able to fall asleep and stay asleep, 2 things i hadnt done in years. However, I had the "midnight snack" attacks as well, and that was eventually frustrating enough that i asked not to take it anymore. However, I have not been able to take any other drug with effects nearly as posistive and the Xyrem. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
12/28/2008 2:56:55 PM

Reviewer: No More DayTime Naps, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It helps me get much needed sleep I have been lacking for years. It is a pain to have to mix every night. I have actually lost weight since taking Xyrem. Need to drink plenty of water or your urine will smell strong with medicine. Satisfied

Condition: Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
12/12/2008 5:54:25 PM

Reviewer: Sweetred, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It is very funny to read that someone else ate on this like I do. Im 25 now and been taking Xyrem for about 2 1/2 yrs, at first it hard to adjust but now I can't ask for a better treatment!But beware if you drink while Xyrem is in your system can be VERY shocking!I black out and fall like I did before I was perscribed the medication.

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