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Review: could Fibromyalgia cause Myasthenia gravis?

We study 17,283 people who have Fibromyalgia from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Myasthenia gravis. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) (latest reports from 92,292 patients) can be treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Tramadol Hydrochloride.

Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia Gravis (a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily) (latest reports from 8,757 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 17,283 people who have fibromyalgia are studied. Among them, 6 (0.03%) have Myasthenia Gravis.

Trend of Myasthenia gravis in fibromyalgia reports

Gender of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Myasthenia gravis * :

FemaleMale
Myasthenia gravis100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Myasthenia gravis * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myasthenia gravis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%100.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (4 people, 66.67%)
  2. Oedema (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Irritable bowel syndrome (2 people, 33.33%)
  4. Asthma (2 people, 33.33%)
  5. Osteoporosis (2 people, 33.33%)
  6. Osteopenia (2 people, 33.33%)
  7. Somnolence (2 people, 33.33%)
  8. Pain (2 people, 33.33%)
  9. Rheumatoid arthritis (2 people, 33.33%)
  10. Migraine (2 people, 33.33%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Cymbalta (4 people, 66.67%)
  2. Prozac (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Imitrex (2 people, 33.33%)
  4. Singulair (2 people, 33.33%)
  5. Fiorinal (2 people, 33.33%)
  6. Fosamax plus d (2 people, 33.33%)
  7. Bentyl (2 people, 33.33%)
  8. Xanax (2 people, 33.33%)
  9. Fosamax (2 people, 33.33%)
  10. Diovan hct (1 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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