How is cataplexy treated in narcolepsy?

Updated: Sep 04, 2019
  • Author: Sagarika Nallu, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Pharmacologic treatment of cataplexy includes the following:

  • Sodium oxybate (also treats EDS)

  • Antidepressants (eg, clomipramine and fluoxetine; off-label use)

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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