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Treatment of Cataplexy in a Three-Year-Old Using Venlafaxine

http://dx.doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.3284

Michelle Ratkiewicz, D.O.; Mark Splaingard, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

Narcolepsy with cataplexy is rare in children under 5 years of age. There is limited information on safe and effective treatment of cataplexy in young children. We describe successful treatment of cataplexy in a 3-year-old using venlafaxine and subsequently followed for over 2 years.

Citation:

Ratkiewicz M; Splaingard M. Treatment of cataplexy in a three-year-old using venlafaxine. J Clin Sleep Med 2013;9(12):1341-1342.




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