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What is the reason for not taking Prednisone if you have a fungal infection anywhere in your body?

Posted 7 May 2014 by donnag55 2 answers

I have just been prescribed prednisone by my neurologist. 50 mg for 2 weeks, 40 mg for 2 weeks, 30 mg for 2 weeks and then "we will see." This is for Myasthenia Gravis -- my symptoms are not severe and I have not had any breathing problems. Before taking prednisone, I checked it on ...

Depakote - Can it cause problems in a person with Myasthenia Gravis?

Posted 8 Oct 2016 by ssgtsannie 0 answers

Especially Depakote EC SA 500mg, can this cause breathing, chewing and swallowing difficulties with increased weakness in arms and legs in a patient who had been in remission from Myasthenia Gravis? It was prescribed by VA for Bipolar.

Pyridostigmine - I was diagnosed with mg I was advised to remove my thymus gland has anyone in group

Posted 20 Aug 2016 by josebx 1 answer

... surgically removed thymus gland? success??

Pyridostigmine - What can't you eat or drink with this drug ?

Posted 8 Jul 2016 by Markgramirez 1 answer

Can you drink alcohol with this drug? What foods are you not to eat ?

Pompe disease - My friend has either an autoimmune disorder such as myasthenia gravis or inclusion?

Posted 15 Jul 2016 by Omlick 0 answers

... body myositosis or Pompe. She has the respiratory muscle weakness as well as trouble walking and also has hand weakness and droopy eyelids. She goes for Ivig treatment but it is not clear how helpful it is. How do you differentiate between these 3 illnesses with similar symptoms? She is still ...

I have recently started a trial of Mestinon 30 mg with bfst and lunch. In 2 weeks, I am to take the?

Posted 15 Sep 2015 by meldav 0 answers

... same dose with bfst and supper. My GP, Neurologist and Pharmacist state this could take 1 month to show true effect. I had heard that it is immediately effective. Can anyone explain?

Can naproxin worson symptoms of myasthenia gravis?

Posted 13 May 2015 by mk102959 1 answer

500 mg naproxin 2xs a day

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 ...

Pain in legs?

Posted 14 Dec 2014 by nic1 5 answers

Hi,what causes the severe in pain in the legs of MG sufferers. My partner says it feels like the muscles are to short on the side of the knees.Any suggestions of how to relieve this pain?

Does anyone suffer with sporadic shakes in the hand when reaching for a object?

Posted 30 Nov 2014 by nic1 1 answer

My partner,age 72 has had MG since 2013.Had thymus removed and on 20mg cortisone daily. Lately he finds he has sporadic hand shakes when he reaches for a object.If he gets agitated he gets weak for a few days.Does alcohol have any effect on MG?Is a itchy scalp also connected to MG in any way? Any ...

Myasthenia Gravis - can antacids be used with pyridostigmine?

Posted 19 Sep 2014 by psci 1 answer

to relieve gastric upset and cramping

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