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Hello, out of curiosity, for a Report I am doing/working on,

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Hello, out of curiosity, for a Report I am doing/working on, What is the Average Age for Xyrem Users/The Demographics of Xyrem Users, if such Statistics Exist? Thank You.


Also is an Epworth Sleep Scale of 14 of Anything to be Concerned about?


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There are no statistics on average or demographics of users of Xyrem. It is a tightly regulated drug only available from certified prescribers and a central pharmacy must be used to obtain it. Because of its extremely high abuse potential it isn't prescribed except as a last resort fr narcolepsy and cataplexy when other treatments have failed.


On your second question, anything over 9 on the Epworth Sleepiness Scale would be of concern and the person would be referred to a sleep specialist to determine the cause of the high level of sleepiness reported by the patient.



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