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Can a person with narcolepsy take Ritalin if they also have ADD?


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2006-04-20 13:57:52
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A qualified yes as the medication may also have some + benefits on the narcolepsy - in any event the diagnosis and cause of the cause of the narcolepsy should be properly investigated such as with a sleep study


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Narcolepsy robs you of your energy. A study released at the annual conference for narcolepsy stated that a person without narcolepsy would have to stay awake for 32 hours straight to experience the same sensation of that of a person with narcolepsy who was awake for just 1 hour.

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Adderall is normally used to treat attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A person can be diagnosed with both or with just one of the above. Some psychiatrist may also prescribe it for people diagnosed with depression that is not responding very well to the usual meds of antidepressants.Adderall is known to be abused and is a controlled substance.Adderall is also used to treat narcolepsy. Although it is a drug of abuse, studies have shown that the abuse is not usually among those who take it for ADD or ADHD or Narcolepsy but, instead, among those who take it who do not have these conditions.Adderall is usually used to treat ADD, ADHD, and narcolepsy. It is sometimes also used for weight loss.

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