Treatment with sodium oxybate improves symptoms of narcolepsy in children


  • Children with narcolepsy type 1 who were treated with sodium oxybate (SO) for three months had significantly reduced movement during random eye movement (REM) sleep and fewer clinical complaints.

Why this matters

    The study provides evidence for the efficacy of SO as a treatment for narcolepsy in children and offers a foundation for future therapies to be built from.

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