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Is anyone on Prednisone and Mestinon for Myosthenia Gravis?

Posted 10 Aug 2013 by jo30tomick 4 answers

my husband has Myosthenia Gravis (diagnosed last September) Neuromuscular Dr. prescribed prednisone (20mg per day)and Mestinon... He was getting weaker and "not himself"... he has had an 4 year battle for his health..prednisone was used at high doses several times..he is "not ...

Myasthenia Gravis - Does anyone have throat issues? My doctor has adjusted my med. (mestinon) but?

Posted 4 Feb 2010 by msc1122 3 answers

my throat is still pretty bad. I don't think I can take any higher dose than what I am on now. Tonight I got a muscle cramp in my stomach, it was pretty scary.

Mestinon - Hi I've had myasthenia gravis for 10 years. Now I've got a bladder problem, I'm?

Posted 3 Oct 2010 by dennis mac 1 answer

... wondering if it has anything to do with my MG ??? Thank you Dennis

Has anyone overdosed on Mestinon/Pyridostigimine? How did they treat you?

Posted 22 Jul 2011 by jackdean 1 answer

I have been taking 120mg of Pyridostigimine BR a day for 3 years for my GI flairs. It has been great, but now it is not working and I have had several episodes of the breathing problems, dizziness blured vision, difficulty thinking and dehydration. I have been hospitalized 4 times and no one has ...

Mestinon - Overdose, MG misdiagnose and severe muscle weakness in tricep?

Posted 29 Mar 2013 by Sjoerd88 1 answer

Mestinon - Hey, about 1,5 years ago I started having double vision and drooping lids After all tests ... came... back negative the docs concluded it was occular MG. After taking mestinon on a fairly high dose (10pills in a day) with no effect I was told to stop it (but not specifically to taper ...

Myasthenia Gravis - My daughter was diagnosed with MG when she was 14. She had a thymectomy and?

Posted 11 Apr 2014 by LeLeigh 2 answers

... tried Prednisone. None of this worked. She has been on Mestinon since diagnosis. The only thing that has helped is IVIG treatments every 6 weeks. Now they are considering changing her medicine to Cellcept. Has anyone used it for this and how do you like it?

I have myastenia gravis I have been on mestinon for 3 weeks, so far I am not getting much relief on?

Posted 31 Jan 2010 by msc1122 2 answers

this med. Would serostim help me?

Explain rapid onset (1 week) of slurred speech, thick tongue and dysphagia. MG 4 years?

Posted 22 Feb 2010 by myhealer 1 answer

M.D. recently doubled Prednisone. Taking Mestinon daily x5 at even intervals. Some dyspnea. C-Pap at night. Morning headaches.

My Father was diagnosed with MG two months ago and began taking Mestinon?

Posted 19 May 2010 by General General 2 answers

He is 88 years old and had been in very good health until the MG. Is it unusual for MG to come on so fast? And at his age? The symtoms seem to vary from very bad to tolerable. Initially, the Mestinon worked great for the double vision and opening the eyelids. But, the breathing and muscle weakness ...

My dog is on mestinon, azathioprine & prednisone,she she has a gassy stomach,can I give her mylanta?

Posted 26 Mar 2011 by BeckyAB61 2 answers

She has myasthenia gravis & mega esophagus. Just want to know if the mylanta will hurt her.

Hv a clinical diag of m gravis n ptosis.Blood tests are -ve . advised to start steroids n mestinon?

Posted 2 Oct 2014 by Bharat Nain 2 answers

Have had a clinical diagnosis of MG with ptosis,some breathing difficulty n sm swallowing difficulty n very long standing fatigue.All blood tests however are negative. Neuro is very experienced n sure of his clinical diagnosis. Hv been advised to start mestinon 60 /3 times a day. Benefitted within ...

Which brand of huperzine A do you use and how does 200mcg compare to Mestinon dosage wise? 60 mg?

Posted 8 days ago by Fernanda Helo 0 answers

Took Mestinon for a couple of days but it was a real roller coaster ride... So I am considering trying huperzine A but neurologist is not comfortable m recommendations for the huperzine A

In the treatment of my myasthenia gravis, would mestinon timespan be as good for me as distigmine?

Posted 5 Oct 2009 by melnewman 1 answer

... brominde, as i cannot get them anymore. is this timespan tablet a slow release one like the DB one.

Would an overdose of Mestinon cause death?

Posted 22 Feb 2010 by redbird2 1 answer

If a normal dose was taken at designated time and a Timespan Mestinon taken two hours later, would this be considered an overdose and could it cause death?

Myasthenia Gravis - Is it normal for someone taking medicines for Myasthenia to have "grumbling?

Posted 9 Jun 2010 by mediatrix 1 answer

... abdominal sound"? Which medicine causes that ? He takes cellcept mestinon and nexium?

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