Chris - Living with narcolepsy Taking WAKIX since 2021


  • First-of-its-kind icon


    WAKIX is a first-of-its-kind medication that increases histamine levels in the brain.
  • Once daily calendar icon

    Once-daily tablet medication

    WAKIX is the first and only once-daily tablet medication that is FDA approved to treat excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) or cataplexy in adults with narcolepsy.
  • Not a controlled substance pill bottle icon

    Not a controlled substanceA drug or chemical that is regulated by the government based on its potential for abuse and dependence.

    WAKIX is the first and only FDA-approved treatment for people with narcolepsy that is not a controlled substance.
    • In a clinical study, WAKIX did not show potential for abuse, similar to placebo (sugar pill).
  • Not a stimulant icon

    Not a stimulant

    WAKIX is not a stimulant, so the way your body feels when taking WAKIX may be different from medications you have taken in the past.

Ready to talk to your healthcare provider about WAKIX?

Whether you’re newly diagnosed with narcolepsy or have been diagnosed for years and are ready for a change, use this personalized discussion guide to talk to your healthcare provider about how WAKIX might help manage your EDS or cataplexy.