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Lisdexamfetamine to improve excessive daytime sleepiness and weight management in narcolepsy: a case series

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Aguilar, Ana C. [1] ; Frange, Cristina [2] ; Pimentel Filho, Lucio H. [1] ; Reis, Maria J. [1] ; Tufik, Sergio [1] ; Coelho, Fernando M. S. [2, 1]
Total Authors: 6
[1] Univ Fed Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Dept Psicobiol, Rua Napoleao Barros 625, BR-04024002 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Fed Sao Paulo, Dept Neurol & Neurocirurgia, Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria; v. 42, n. 3, p. 314-316, MAY-JUN 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0

Objective: To report the successful use of lisdexamfetamine in the management of narcolepsy. Methods: Five narcoleptic patients received lisdexamfetamine, at different dosages and for different periods, for management of excessive daytime sleepiness and weight control. Results: All patients experienced improvement of excessive daytime sleepiness and lost weight without side effects. Conclusion: Lisdexamfetamine appears promising for the treatment of two of the most common symptoms of narcolepsy: excessive daytime sleepiness and weight gain. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 18/18952-1 - Effect of Global Posture Reeducation on rehabilitation after stroke
Grantee:Cristina Mattos Pereira Frange
Support Opportunities: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate