Are over-the-counter medicines available for narcolepsy?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Although some claim to be effective, there are no proven over-the-counter medications that can cure or treat narcolepsy. Taking nonprescription stimulants, for example, can be dangerous and ineffective without a doctor's oversight. Talk to your doctor before using any medication for your narcolepsy symptoms.

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