Table 1.

Clinical data from study patients

Patient no.Age, y/sexDisease duration, yMDRSHolter EKGBlood pressure, mmHgModafinil dose, mg/d
Blood pressure given is the average resting 8 o’clock blood pressure before treatment.
* Diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea and referred elsewhere for clinical treatment.
† Died of “sudden cardiac death” at home.
AV1° = atrioventricular block first grade; MDRS = degree of muscular involvement according to the Muscular Disability Rating Scale; RBB = right bundle branch block; SA = sinus arrhythmia; SR = sinus rhythm; SVES = supraventricular extrasystoly.
136 /M104SA, SVES170 /80200
228 /F33SR, AV1°100 /60400
347 /F74SR110 /70200
438 /M213SR, SA115 /70300
532 /M103SR140 /70400
637 /M73SR130 /80400
743 /F274SR100 /55200
841143SR130 /90400
947 /M23SR, SVES120 /70*
1037 /M54RBB120 /70*
1137 /M12NASR120 /80200