An adult patient diagnosed with narcolepsy is being educated on the medication therapy that is prescribed.Which explanation is provided for the central nervous system stimulant dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine)? A) The apnea will be lessened by this medication. B) It will help control the sporadic loss of muscle tone. C) This medication will minimize the daytime sleepiness. D) Dexedrine will manage the inflammation that causes the snoring.
C Central nervous system stimulants such as dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine,Dextrostat)may be prescribed to manage excessive daytime sleepiness.This medication has no affect on cataplexy,apnea,or snoring.Apnea and snoring are not symptoms of narcolepsy.