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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

Myasthenia gravis (a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily) can be treated by Mestinon, Prednisone, Cellcept, Pyridostigmine Bromide, Azathioprine, Imuran. (latest reports from 2,872 Myasthenia Gravis patients)

Blindness

Blindness has been reported by people with diabetes, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, erection problems, depression. (latest reports from 14,676 Blindness patients)

On Jan, 14, 2015: 8 people who have myasthenia gravis and Blindness are studied.

Trend of Blindness in myasthenia gravis reports

Gender of people who have myasthenia gravis and experienced Blindness * :

FemaleMale
Blindness27.27%72.73%

Age of people who have myasthenia gravis and experienced Blindness * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blindness0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%30.00%70.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Asthma (3 people, 37.50%)
  2. Hormone replacement therapy (3 people, 37.50%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 37.50%)
  4. Depression (3 people, 37.50%)
  5. Angina pectoris (3 people, 37.50%)
  6. Coronary artery disease (3 people, 37.50%)
  7. Hypersensitivity (3 people, 37.50%)
  8. Hypertension (3 people, 37.50%)
  9. Erectile dysfunction (1 people, 12.50%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Prednisone (8 people, 100.00%)
  2. Norvasc (8 people, 100.00%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (8 people, 100.00%)
  4. Cellcept (7 people, 87.50%)
  5. Aspirin (7 people, 87.50%)
  6. Dipyridamole (5 people, 62.50%)
  7. Benicar (5 people, 62.50%)
  8. Glucosamine (4 people, 50.00%)
  9. Avodart (4 people, 50.00%)
  10. Glimepiride (4 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Myasthenia Gravis and Blindness?

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  • Has abilify affected your ability to make good decisions?
    My husband and I are 73. We had a paid off home and money in the bank until the past 3 years. We have made some terrible decisions and now we are practically penniless. We couldn't understand why we had made such bad decisions and let someone talk us into losing our money. We have also been on Abilify about the same amoount of time and I noticed that the commercials say a side affect can be lack of judgement or something to that effect. Has anyone else had this happen?
  • Could the combination of mestinon and robaxin in myasthenia gravis patients be fatal? (1 answer)
    My 43 yo daughter, Amy Baker, was diagnosed 8 months ago with Myasthenia Gravis. She was prescribed Mestinon and then Robaxin 750mg. She died in her sleep January 27, 2014. My email is mcheek1948@yahoo.com
  • Is the a correlation with mycobacterium and myasthena gravis? (2 answers)
    I was exposed to a leper colony for about five months while in Vietnam. Many of the lepers died with open wounds and I actually wore some of their beads and trinkets around my neck. I slept on their beds and drank from their water source. Out of the clear blue almost 40 years later with no indication at all I came down with Myasthenia Gravis. Thyroid plays no role in my disease, so that has been rules out.

    Does the Mycobacterium in Leprosy have any possible correlation with me getting Myasthenia Gravis?

    Thank you.
  • Does polycystic liver disease cause back and hip pain?
    I was diagnosed with a polycystic liver 20 years ago during a scan for a possible Thymus malignancy after diagnosis of Myasthenia Gravis. The finding of the cystic condition of my liver was incidental, and I was told this was a benign condition which was normally asymptomatic. I have developed abdominal distension and, incidentally, chronic pain in my lower back, hips and legs. I am wondering if the pain is connected to the liver distention; also wondering if I should be screened for polycystic kidney disease.
  • Can you lose weight with myasthenia gravis
    It seems when I was on the steroids in 2005 I weighed less. Now,2013 I am of the steroids seems like I cant loose this weight. I'm doing better and more active even join a gym.But no weight lost. I weighed 200lbs on the steroids,off I weighed 287.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • 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.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Very tired, droopy eyes and yells when does get his way. Goes to PT and OT once a week and has Home Hospital for school. I don't see a difference when he takes his meds.

    Reply

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