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Xyrem - Sodium Oxybate - Dosage - Side Effects - Drug Interactions

Xyrem (sodium oxybate) drug information, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, and warnings. Xyrem, generic name sodium oxybate, is an oral solution used to treat sudden muscle weakness in narcolepsy. Xyrem is showing promise to treat excessive sleepiness in fibromyalgia and other conditions. Xyrem is a form of gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB), available only from the Xyrem Central Pharmacy.
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There are a few FDA-approved medications for fibromyalgia and more are in development. Drug treatment options include medications that ease symptoms, relieve pain, promote sleep, or fight fatigue.

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An In-Depth Report: Narcolepsy
An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of narcolepsy. The two primary symptoms in narcolepsy are: excessive daytime sleepiness (with frequent daily sleep attacks or a need to take several naps during the day), and temporary and sudden muscle weakness (called cataplexy), usually brought on by strong emotions.

Patient Information: Xyrem (Sodium Oxybate Oral Solution)
Information about Xyrem, from Jazz Pharmaceuticals.

CenterWatch Newly Approved Drug Therapies: Xyrem (Sodium Oxybate)
Xyrem (sodium oxybate) is an oral solution approved for the treatment of cataplexy associated with narcolepsy. Cataplexy is a debilitating symptom of narcolepsy characterized by the loss of muscle control in response to extreme emotional stimuli such as laughter, anger, or surprise. Sodium oxybate is a central nervous system depressant and a gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB), a known drug of abuse.

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