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Is it same to take amphetamines for 18 years if you've been taking them for cataplexy?
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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: Amphetamines in narc
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Unlike in adhd, amphetamines used for narcolepsy should not be taken intermittently or with holidays. These can be somewhat helpful for cataplexy but there are better anti-cataplectic medications that do not have the side effects. Amphetamines are used in narcolepsy primarily to combat the sleepiness with the added benefit of anticataplexy.

In brief: Amphetamines in narc
I'm not sure if i understant the question.
Unlike in adhd, amphetamines used for narcolepsy should not be taken intermittently or with holidays. These can be somewhat helpful for cataplexy but there are better anti-cataplectic medications that do not have the side effects. Amphetamines are used in narcolepsy primarily to combat the sleepiness with the added benefit of anticataplexy.
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
In brief: Same as what?
Not sure what you are asking.

In brief: Same as what?
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Dr. John Moranville
Dr. John Moranville
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Could the patient mean "safe" rather than "same"?
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