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Is nuvigil effective for idiopathic hypersomnia?

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Dr. Strahil Atanasov
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Nuvigil is a central nervous system stimulant and can be effective for hypersomnia (sleepiness) of any origin including idiopathic hypersomnia.
The response to Nuvigil is different in different individuals.

In brief: Yes

Nuvigil is a central nervous system stimulant and can be effective for hypersomnia (sleepiness) of any origin including idiopathic hypersomnia.
The response to Nuvigil is different in different individuals.
Dr. Strahil Atanasov
Dr. Strahil Atanasov
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Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Often, yes

Nuvigil can be used to diminish excessive daytime sleepiness related to ideopathic daytime sleepiness.
The degree of effectiveness will require a trial through your physician.

In brief: Often, yes

Nuvigil can be used to diminish excessive daytime sleepiness related to ideopathic daytime sleepiness.
The degree of effectiveness will require a trial through your physician.
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Dr. Mark Reynolds
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology

In brief: Yes

Provided all the causes of hypersomnia, in particular sleep disorders have been ruled out.

In brief: Yes

Provided all the causes of hypersomnia, in particular sleep disorders have been ruled out.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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