Wakix Will Be a New Rx Med for Narcolepsy

Wakix (WAY-kiks, pitolisant) will be a new, once-daily tablet to treat excessive daytime sleepiness due to narcolepsy.

An advantage of Wakix is that it's NOT a controlled substance.

Other meds that promote wakefulness...armodafinil (Nuvigil), modafinil (Provigil), and Sunosi (solriamfetol)...are C-IV meds.

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