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List of Treatments for Narcolepsy

Below is a listing of treatments and therapies for narcolepsy. Click on one to read more information or connect with others currently using it.

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Adderall (Amphetamine/Dextroamphetamine)

Overview
Adderall is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults and children with narcolepsy and attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity. Adderall is a combination… read more

Anafranil (Clomipramine)

Overview
Anafranil is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat obsessions and compulsions in people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Anafranil is sometimes prescribed… read more

Concerta (Methylphenidate hydrochloride)

Overview
Concerta is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children over 6 years and adults under 65 years. Concerta is… read more

Dexedrine (Dextroamphetamine)

Overview
Dexedrine is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat narcolepsy and attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity (ADHD). Dexedrine is also known by its drug name,… read more

Effexor (Venlafaxine)

Overview
Effexor is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, and panic disorder. Effexor is… read more

Nuvigil (Armodafinil)

Overview
Nuvigil is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with excessive sleepiness associated with narcolepsy, shift work disorder, or obstructive sleep apnea. Nuvigil… read more

Provigil (Modafinil)

Overview
Provigil is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with excessive sleepiness associated with narcolepsy. Provigil is also known by its drug name, modafinil.… read more

Prozac (Fluoxetine)

Overview
Prozac is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depressive disorder, bulimia nervosa, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Prozac is sometimes… read more

Ritalin (Methylphenidate hydrochloride)

Overview
Ritalin is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Ritalin is also referred to by its drug name,… read more

Strattera (Atomoxetine hydrochloride)

Overview
Strattera is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Strattera is sometimes prescribed… read more

Sunosi (Solriamfetol)

Overview
Sunosi is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with excessive sleepiness associated with narcolepsy or obstructive sleep apnea. Sunosi is also known by its… read more

Tofranil (Imipramine)

Overview
Tofranil is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat depression. Tofranil is sometimes prescribed off-label to treat narcolepsy. Tofranil may also be referred to by its… read more

Vivactil (Protriptyline hydrochloride)

Overview
Vivactil is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat depression. Vivactil is sometimes prescribed off-label to treat narcolepsy. Vivactil is also known by its drug name,… read more

Vyvanse (Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate)

Overview
Vyvanse is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity in children and adults and binge eating disorder in adults. Vyvanse… read more

Wakix (Pitolisant)

Overview
Wakix is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with excessive daytime sleepiness associated with narcolepsy. Wakix is also known by its drug name, pitolisant.… read more

Wellbutrin (Bupropion hydrochloride)

Overview
Wellbutrin is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depressive disorder. Wellbutrin is sometimes prescribed off-label to treat narcolepsy. Wellbutrin is also… read more

Xyrem (Sodium oxybate)

Overview
Xyrem is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat cataplexy and excessive daytime sleepiness in people 7 years and older who have narcolepsy. Xyrem is also referred… read more

Xywav (Calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium oxybates)

Overview
Xywav is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat cataplexy or excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in adults and children over 7 years of age with narcolepsy.… read more

Zoloft (Sertraline)

Overview
Zoloft is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depressive disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety… read more

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