Narcolepsy Archives - MPR

Narcolepsy

FDA Approves Xywav for Narcolepsy

The FDA has approved Xywav™ (calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium oxybates; Jazz Pharmaceuticals) oral solution for the treatment of cataplexy or excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in patients aged ≥7 years with narcolepsy.

FDA Approves Wakix For Excessive Daytime Sleepiness In Adults With Narcolepsy

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Wakix (pitolisant; Harmony Biosciences) for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in adult patients with narcolepsy. Wakix is a first-in-class, selective histamine-3 (H3) receptor antagonist/inverse agonist that works by increasing the synthesis and release of histamine, a wake-promoting neurotransmitter in the brain. It is the first treatment…