Popular Narcolepsy Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Central Nervous System Stimulants 46
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Adderall (amphetamine salt combo) is a moderately priced drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy (uncontrollable desire for sleep or sudden attacks of deep sleep). Amphetamine salts are available in generic and brand versions. Generic Adderall is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Central Nervous System Stimulants 46
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Methylphenidate (Ritalin) is a moderately priced drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is also used to treat narcolepsy. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic methylphenidate is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Sympathomimetic-like Agents 103
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MODAFINIL is used to treat excessive sleepiness caused by certain sleep disorders. This includes narcolepsy, sleep apnea, and shift work sleep disorder.
Central Nervous System Stimulants 75
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Methylphenidate SR (Ritalin SR, methylin ER, metadate er) is a moderately priced drug used to treat attention deficit disorder (ADHD). It is also used to treat narcolepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable alternatives. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions. Generic methylphenidate SR is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Sympathomimetic-like Agents 342
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ARMODAFINIL is used to treat excessive sleepiness caused by certain sleep disorders. This includes narcolepsy, sleep apnea, and shift work sleep disorder.
Central Nervous System Stimulants 154
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Dextroamphetamine ER (Dexedrine Spansule) is an expensive drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic dextroamphetamine ER is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Central Nervous System Stimulants 94
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Dextroamphetamine (Zenzedi) is a moderately priced drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic dextroamphetamine is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Central Nervous System Stimulants 333
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Amphetamine (Evekeo) is an expensive drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and a sleep disorder called narcolepsy. It is also used as a short-term treatment, along with a reduced calorie diet and exercise, to help you lose weight. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Evekeo. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Central Nervous System Stimulants 49
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Methylphenidate (Ritalin, methylin) is a moderately priced drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is also used to treat narcolepsy. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic methylphenidate is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Central Nervous System Stimulants 223
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Dextroamphetamine (Procentra) is an expensive drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Procentra. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Central Nervous System Depressants 3,728
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SODIUM OXYBATE is used to treat excessive sleepiness and cataplexy in patients with narcolepsy. Cataplexy causes a sudden muscle weakness due to a strong emotional response. This medicine is not available in retail pharmacies. Your doctor will enroll you in a program that will provide the drug to you.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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