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  • Narcolepsy Support Groups
    As this eMedTV page explains, support groups offer practical help and emotional support for people affected by narcolepsy. This article highlights the benefits that support groups can offer, such as an understanding network of social contacts.
  • Narcolepsy Symptoms
    Overwhelming daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, and sleep paralysis are common symptoms of narcolepsy. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at these and other narcolepsy signs and symptoms, including hypnagogic hallucinations.
  • Narcolepsy Treatment
    As this eMedTV page explains, narcolepsy treatment often involves medications such as central nervous system stimulants, modafinil, and antidepressants. This resource takes an in-depth look at these and other treatment options, outlining pros and cons.
  • Narcolopsy
    Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder that causes a person to have difficulty staying awake during the day. This eMedTV segment lists other symptoms of narcolepsy and explains how this disorder is treated. Narcolopsy is a common misspelling of narcolepsy.
  • Narkolepsi
    People with narcolepsy, a sleep disorder, have difficulty staying awake during the day. This eMedTV Web page explains how common narcolepsy is and explains how this condition can be treated. Narkolepsi is a common misspelling of narcolepsy.
  • Narkolepsie
    Narcolepsy is a disorder that causes people to have fleeting urges to sleep throughout the day. This eMedTV article explores the symptoms of narcolepsy and explains whether a cure exists. Narkolepsie is a common misspelling of narcolepsy.
  • Nuvigil
    Nuvigil is a prescription drug that is used to treat excessive sleepiness due to certain sleep disorders. This eMedTV article lists these specific sleep disorders, describes the effects of Nuvigil, and explains how and when to take the medicine.
  • Nuvigil and Breastfeeding
    It is currently not known whether it is safe for women to breastfeed while taking Nuvigil. This page on the eMedTV Web site provides more information on Nuvigil and breastfeeding, and explains whether the drug is likely to pass through breast milk.
  • Nuvigil and Pregnancy
    Based on information from studies on Nuvigil and pregnancy, the drug may not be safe for pregnant women. At this eMedTV article explains, Nuvigil increased the risk of miscarriages and birth defects when it was given to pregnant rats and rabbits.
  • Nuvigil Dosage
    The recommended Nuvigil dosage for people with shift work sleep disorder is 150 mg. This part of the eMedTV library also offers dosing recommendations for people with sleep apnea and narcolepsy, and explains when and how to take the medicine.
  • Nuvigil Drug Information
    If you have sleep apnea or narcolepsy, your healthcare provider may recommend Nuvigil. This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of Nuvigil, with information on what else the drug can be used for and what your healthcare provider needs to know.
  • Nuvigil Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause Nuvigil drug interactions include propranolol, diazepam, and warfarin. This eMedTV segment lists some of the other drugs that may interact with Nuvigil and explains what may happen when these medicines are taken together.
  • Nuvigil Overdose
    Insomnia, high blood pressure, and hallucinations are possible effects of a Nuvigil overdose. This eMedTV resource lists other symptoms that may occur if you take too much Nuvigil, and various treatment options are also described.
  • Nuvigil Side Effects
    Potentially serious Nuvigil side effects include chest pain, rash, and anxiety. As this eMedTV page explains, however, side effects are usually mild and don't require treatment. This page also lists the more common side effects of the drug.
  • Nuvigil Uses
    Nuvigil is used for helping people with shift work sleep disorder, sleep apnea, or narcolepsy stay awake. This eMedTV Web page further explains how the drug can help treat excessive sleepiness and lists common off-label Nuvigil uses.
  • Nuvigil Warnings and Precautions
    People are typically advised to avoid drinking alcohol while taking Nuvigil. This eMedTV Web page further explains what you should know before starting Nuvigil. Warnings and precautions on who should not take the drug are also included.
  • People With Narcolepsy
    This part of the eMedTV archives discusses the strong evidence that narcolepsy may run in families. In fact, 8 to 12 percent of people with narcolepsy have a close relative with the disease.
  • Pravigil
    Provigil is used to promote wakefulness in people with narcolepsy, sleep apnea, or SWSD. This eMedTV page covers the effects of Provigil and explains what to discuss with your doctor before using the drug. Pravigil is a common misspelling of Provigil.
  • Precautions and Warnings for Zolpidem
    After a couple of weeks, zolpidem may lose its effectiveness in helping people sleep. This eMedTV segment contains other zolpidem precautions and warnings, including other possible side effects and conditions that you should report to your doctor.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine
    This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at a number of precautions and warnings with amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, including potential allergic reactions and drug interactions. This page also explains who should not take the medication.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Dexmethylphenidate
    This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at some of the precautions and warnings with dexmethylphenidate, including the safety of taking the drug while pregnant and potential drug interactions. This page also covers who should not take the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Dextroamphetamine
    Some precautions and warnings with dextroamphetamine concern its potential to impair one's ability to drive. This eMedTV segment covers other precautions and warnings to be aware of with dextroamphetamine, such as those concerning pregnancy.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Eszopiclone
    Before using eszopiclone, tell your doctor if you have depression, a history of addiction, or allergies. This eMedTV page lists other precautions and warnings with eszopiclone, including side effects to look out for, such as drowsiness or depression.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Flurazepam
    It definitely isn't safe to take flurazepam while pregnant. This eMedTV page lists other precautions and warnings with flurazepam, such as possible drug interactions, the safety of taking the drug while breastfeeding, and those who shouldn't take it.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Methylphenidate
    This eMedTV page lists various precautions and warnings with methylphenidate, including possible side effects to watch for and information on addiction and abuse. For example, the drug may cause a slowed-down growth rate in children.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Quazepam
    You should not take quazepam if you have sleep apnea or are allergic to other benzodiazepines. This eMedTV article offers more information on who should not take the drug and lists other important precautions and warnings with quazepam.
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