Review: could Myasthenia gravis cause Blindness?
We study 1,240 people who have Myasthenia gravis from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Blindness. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Myasthenia gravis (latest reports from 8,737 patients) can be treated by Mestinon, Prednisone, Pyridostigmine Bromide, Cellcept, Prednisolone, Azathioprine.
Blindness (latest reports from 66,757 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, erection problems, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 1,239 people who have myasthenia gravis are studied. Among them, 8 (0.65%) have Blindness. They amount to 0.01% of all the 66,543 people who have Blindness on eHealthMe.
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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From this study (4 months ago):
One year prior to blindness occurring I had a total hysterectomy, then an intestinal infection of some kind, I was given the above antibiotics, I had a seizure from them, fell into the shower and had a slight head injury. CT was normal. Medications discontinued. One year later, I woke up with a headache on March 31st, by April 3rd I was blind in my right eye. MRV was inconclusive, MRI normal, CT to be determined. I have put on 50 lbs. even though I am active and watch my diet.
From this study (4 months ago):
Started on doxycycline for possible infection. After about 7 to 8 days of doxycycline use, myasthenia symptoms became severe. Will discontinue use of doxycycline,
From this study (5 months ago):
My daughter was diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis approx 8 months before her death. Her neurologist diagnosed her and prescribed Imuran and Mestinon. She was referred to Pain Mgmt where she was prescribed Robaxin. What would the results of taking these medications together?
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