Can you take acetaminophen with Xyrem?
Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between Day Relief Cold and Flu and Xyrem. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist.
What medications interact with sodium oxybate?
Most frequently checked interactions
- Abilify (aripiprazole)
- Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine)
- Adderall XR (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine)
- Ativan (lorazepam)
- Bystolic (nebivolol)
- Celebrex (celecoxib)
- Concerta (methylphenidate)
- Cymbalta (duloxetine)
What are 3 drug interactions?
Drug interactions can be categorised into 3 groups: Interactions of drugs with other drugs (drug-drug interactions), Drugs with food (drug-food interactions) Drug with disease condition (drug-disease interactions).
Can you drink on Xyrem?
Patients taking Xyrem should not drink alcohol or take insomnia drugs. The use of Xyrem along with these products or other CNS depressants increases the risk of breathing problems that may lead to loss of consciousness, coma, and death.
Can you take Xyrem and Adderall?
Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between Adderall and Xyrem. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Is sodium oxybate safe?
Sodium oxybate is an efficacious and generally safe treatment of patients with narcolepsy and cataplexy in standard clinical practice.
How expensive is Xyrem?
The cost for Xyrem oral liquid (500 mg/mL) is around $5,798 for a supply of 180 milliliters, depending on the pharmacy you visit. Prices are for cash paying customers only and are not valid with insurance plans. Xyrem is available as a brand name drug only, a generic version is not yet available.
Who should not take Xyrem?
Follow the updated information in the Xyrem drug labeling (PDF – 566KB). Xyrem should be used cautiously, if at all, in patients with respiratory issues such as sleep apnea or COPD because of the risk of respiratory depression.
What are the side effects of the drug Xyrem?
Xyrem ( sodium oxybate) is a central nervous system depressant. It is used to treat cataplexy (sudden loss of muscle strength) and reduce daytime sleepiness caused by narcolepsy in adults and children at least 7 years old. Xyrem is also known as GHB, a known street drug of abuse.
Is it illegal to give Xyrem to someone else?
Xyrem may be habit-forming. Never share this medicine with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction. Misuse of this medicine can cause breathing problems, seizure, loss of consciousness, or death. Selling or giving away this medicine is against the law.
What is the concentration of Xyrem per mL?
Xyrem is a clear to slightly opalescent oral solution, in a concentration of 0.5 g per mL (0.5 g/mL of sodium oxybate equivalent to 0.413 g/mL of oxybate). Xyrem is contraindicated in patients being treated with sedative hypnotic agents [see Warnings and Precautions ( 5.1 )].
How often do you have to mix Xyrem with water?
Each dose of Xyrem must be mixed with two ounces (one quarter cup) of water in the child-resistant dosing cups provided with the medication. Both doses must be used within the same night. Throw away any dose that has been mixed with water but not used within 24 hours of mixing.