Would you have Blindness when you have Myasthenia gravis?
Summary: Blindness is found among people with Myasthenia gravis, especially people who are male, 60+ old, also have Asthma, and take medication Prednisone. We study 8 people who have Blindness and Myasthenia gravis from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Myasthenia gravis (a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily) can be treated by Mestinon, Prednisone, Pyridostigmine Bromide, Cellcept, Imuran, Prednisolone. (latest reports from 2,877 Myasthenia Gravis patients)
Blindness has been reported by people with diabetes, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, erection problems, depression. (latest reports from 14,677 Blindness patients)
On May, 19, 2015: 8 people who have myasthenia gravis and Blindness are studied.
Gender of people who have myasthenia gravis and experienced Blindness * :
Age of people who have myasthenia gravis and experienced Blindness * :
Severity of the symptom * :
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Asthma (3 people, 37.50%)
- Hormone replacement therapy (3 people, 37.50%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 37.50%)
- Depression (3 people, 37.50%)
- Angina pectoris (3 people, 37.50%)
- Coronary artery disease (3 people, 37.50%)
- Hypersensitivity (3 people, 37.50%)
- Hypertension (3 people, 37.50%)
- Erectile dysfunction (1 people, 12.50%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Prednisone (8 people, 100.00%)
- Norvasc (8 people, 100.00%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (8 people, 100.00%)
- Cellcept (7 people, 87.50%)
- Aspirin (7 people, 87.50%)
- Dipyridamole (5 people, 62.50%)
- Benicar (5 people, 62.50%)
- Glucosamine (4 people, 50.00%)
- Avodart (4 people, 50.00%)
- Glimepiride (4 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Tootsie Roll on Dec, 20, 2014:
81 yr old female, already blind in right eye and glaucoma in left. Have started Losartan Potassium for blood pressure. This article has put the fear in me for the health of my remaining eye. At my age, I feel like just taking my chances with trying to control BP with diet, etc.. Would total blindness be better than high blood pressure? I don't think so. But doctors don't like to be questioned and further trips to my doctor for other ailments would be uncomfortable.
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