It was Wilson too that states "that both narcoleptic and cataplectic
attacks may comprise a component which corresponds to the usual conception of catalepsy and trance".
After one week of treatment, the number of both narcoleptic episodes and cataplectic
The result was disabling, frequent, rebound cataplectic
The authors concluded that sodium oxybate significantly improved cataplectic
symptoms in patients with narcolepsy.
Before his first cataplectic
attack 12 years ago, Mr Degge worked for an American firm fre-quently flying back and forth across Europe.
A drug that has been abused as a recreational drug has received Food and Drug Administration approval to treat cataplectic
attacks in people with narcolepsy, with restrictions aimed at preventing abuse.
0411), no statistically significant association was found between tricyclic antidepressant therapy and the REM-sleep symptom ratings in these cataplectic
narcoleptics (cataplexy: [chi square] = 1.
attack may involve only a slight feeling of weakness and limp muscles (i.
Atypical cataplexy, which involves a cataplectic
event that is not initiated by an emotional event such as laughter, is only associated with hypocretin deficiency in 20 per cent of cases (8).