Narcolepsy D009290

Description

A condition characterized by recurrent episodes of daytime somnolence and lapses in consciousness (microsomnias) that may be associated with automatic behaviors and AMNESIA. CATAPLEXY; SLEEP PARALYSIS, and hypnagogic HALLUCINATIONS frequently accompany narcolepsy. The pathophysiology of this disorder includes sleep-onset rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, which normally follows stage III or IV sleep. (From Neurology 1998 Feb;50(2 Suppl 1):S2-S7)   MeSH

Subtype Terms (1)

Cataplexy
5 drugs (3 approved, 2 experimental)


Phase 4 Indicated Drugs (2)

Phase 3 Indicated Drugs (3)

Phase 1 Indicated Drugs (3)

Other Experimental Indicated Drugs (2)


Organization Involved with Phase 4 Indications (2)

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