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Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (Xyrem) for Narcolepsy
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Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (Xyrem) for Narcolepsy
The FDA has approved use of gamma hydroxybutyrate (sodium oxybate is the official generic name; Xyrem - Orphan Medical) for oral treatment of cataplexy in patients with narcolepsy. Gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB), a metabolite of gamma-aminobutyric acid...more
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