Re: New Drug for Narcoleptics

Brian Atkins (
Fri, 21 May 1999 22:23:58 -0400

72 hrs without sleep!? Where can I get some?

Joshua Clingenpeel wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone had any information on a new drug I have heard is
> being developed for narcoleptics. I'm mostly curious because it has
> interesting effects on non-narcoleptics, in particular 72 hours without the
> need for sleep, and then 8 hours of sleep to fully recharge. Just curious,
> and I have mixed feelings on the idea.
> On the one hand, I could do so much more if I had 72 consecutive hours in
> which to do it. On the other hand, one of the reasons I love sleeping is
> because I get bored with being awake sometimes. That doesn't sound very
> productive, but sometimes you run out of things to do...
> Pope Arhat Al-Hazred Mateed XXIII

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