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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, Pyridostigmine Bromide, Cellcept, Imuran, Prednisolone. (latest reports from 2,877 Myasthenia Gravis patients)

Blindness

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.

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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    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 A ...
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    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
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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • No colour in left eye, no pain, disorientated when seeing with two eyes, right eye fine. Thickened retina, vein occlusion

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • seizure,s and i have myasthenia gravis and never smoked and i have copd asthma and both parents,brothers smoked and sister

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months 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

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