Which medications are used in the treatment of narcolepsy?

Updated: Sep 04, 2019
  • Author: Sagarika Nallu, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Pharmacologic treatment of excessive somnolence in narcolepsy includes stimulants such as the following:

  • Methylphenidate

  • Modafinil

  • Armodafinil

  • Amphetamines

  • Codeine (in patients for whom stimulant treatment is problematic) [6]

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