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#1 IdiopathicHypersomniac

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Posted 12 October 2013 - 01:14 AM

There is a new drug for narcolepsy which may be out in two years.  It's called pitolisant and is currently being used as an add-on to Xyrem.  I'm hoping I can get Xyrem on Tuesday.  Wish me luck.



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Posted 12 October 2013 - 02:18 AM

Best of luck to you and thanks for posting this new information.

Here's a link to the status of one ongoing trial of Pitolisant in narcoleptics:

http://clinicaltrial...how/NCT01399606

#3 b.chrissie@yahoo.com

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 12:58 PM

Thank you for the info, I am hopeful as it seems my Xyrem needs a friend to help me.