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Sodium oxybate is used to reduce the number of cataplexy (weak or paralyzed muscles) attacks or excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in patients with narcolepsy. Narcolepsy is an uncontrollable desire for sleep or a sudden attack of deep sleep.
This medicine is available only under a restricted distribution program called Xyrem® REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy) Program. You can only get it from one central pharmacy.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
Portions of this document last updated: May 01, 2023
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