Clinicians should be alert for primary sleep disorders besides insomnia, such as sleep apnea, movement disorders of sleep
, and REM behavior disorder.
In December 2002, the company filed a Supplemental New Drug Application with the FDA seeking to expand its United States labeling to cover the treatment of excessive sleepiness associated with disorders of sleep
and wakefulness in adults.
More than 50,000 patients are treated each year for breathing disorders of sleep
The study was performed in the United Kingdom at the Academic Clinic for Disorders of Sleep
and Wakefulness within the Human Psychopharmacology Research Unit at the Medical Research Centre, School of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, University of Surrey by Dr.
The company is addressing a tremendous worldwide market opportunity to serve people suffering from the broad category of sleep disorders, which includes disorders of sleep
maker of Provigil (modafinil), sought to have the drug indication expanded to include "excessive sleepiness associated with disorders of sleep