drug

node taxonomy

Sodium oxybate

Resource article

Sodium oxybate is a powerful sedative that is sold under the brand name Xyrem

node taxonomy

Important information about Modafinil and pregnancy

Blog post
17 November 2020

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency have issued a drug safety update regarding the use of Modafinil during pregnancy:

"Modafinil potentially increases the risk of congenital malformations when used in pregnancy. Modafinil should not be used during pregnancy and women of childbearing potential must use effective contraception during treatment and for 2 months after stopping modafinil."

node taxonomy

Other antidepressants

Resource article

In the event that If the first choice antidepressants for cataplexy are unsuitable, there are alternatives

node taxonomy

Lisdexamfetamine

Resource article

Lisdexamfetamine mesilate is a stimulant that is similar to dexamfetamine

node taxonomy

Pitolisant

Resource article

Pitolisant is a drug that is used to promote wakefulness and so reduce excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS)

node taxonomy

Methylphenidate

Resource article

Methylphenidate is a stimulant medication that is used to treat narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia

Subscribe to drug