A 37-year-old member asked:
should stimulants such as ritalin (methylphenidate) and adderal should be used to treat sleeping disorders?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Neil Liebowitz answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
For some: They can be used to treat narcolepsy and residual symptoms of sleep apnea (after CPAP or other treatments have been optimized). Only a sleep study can accurately diagnose these conditions and use of stimulants prior to the test can interfer with making a diagnosis.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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