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Re: Xyrem helps me be less sleepy!!!! utopizen

Posted by btnd on September 6, 2003, at 4:08:21

In reply to Xyrem helps me be less sleepy!!!!, posted by utopizen on September 5, 2003, at 20:31:27

> yay! Just after one day, of 6 hours of sleep, I feel like I slept for weeks-- and it's 9PM!!!!!
> yahoo!!!!!

Yupp, 5 hours of sleep on Xyrem (GHB) equals around 8-10 of normal sleep. Because body produces more GH and puts you already in stages 3 and 4 of sleep (those that are responsible for "refreshing" the body). That's why Xyrem is prescribed (and GHB has been used for decades) for narcolepsy - people with this condition, FWIR, never get to deep, refreshing stage 4 sleep phase. And Xyrem(GHB) deals with that problem. It is also non toxic, non habit-forming (when used only for the sleep purpose) and actually beneficial for the body.
But the whole thing with Orphan and its prices is way too messed up. First of all, Xyrem right now is prescribed for narcolepsy only, although GHB has been used for many illnesses throughout the years. But I'm heading way out of topic, so I'll stop right here :-)

Take care,




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