Sympathomimetic-like agents are used to treat fatigue, narcolepsy, and sleep apnea by affecting certain chemicals in parts of the brain that affect sleep and wakefulness.

Why are
Sympathomimetic-like Agents
prescribed?

How is this chart calculated?

How we make this chart

This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Sympathomimetic-like Agents

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Provigil
(modafinil)
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.
Nuvigil
(armodafinil)
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.

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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