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Modafinil for excessive daytime sleepiness in myotonic dystrophy type 1--the patients' perspective.

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Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), of very similar pattern to that seen in narcolepsy syndrome, is extremely common in myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1). In a significant minority it has a profound disabling effect on employment, social functioning and activities of daily living. Limited published studies have shown inconsistent results from use of the psychostimulant drug modafinil. A recent European Medicines Agency (EMA) review concluded that on current evidence regarding safety and efficac...

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10.1016/j.nmd.2012.02.005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Author
Journal:
Neuromuscular disorders : NMD More from this journal
Volume:
22
Issue:
7
Pages:
597-603
Publication date:
2012-07-01
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EISSN:
1873-2364
ISSN:
0960-8966
Language:
English
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pubs:320303
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uuid:08314ff6-2319-4de9-8807-6076226d733a
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pubs:320303
Source identifiers:
320303
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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