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Review: could Myasthenia gravis cause Vertigo?

Summary: Vertigo could be caused by Myasthenia gravis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Hormone replacement therapy, and take Mestinon.

We study 1,235 people who have Myasthenia gravis from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Vertigo (Dizziness). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis (latest reports from 8,667 patients) are typically treated by Mestinon, Prednisone, Pyridostigmine Bromide, Cellcept, Prednisolone, Imuran.

Vertigo

Vertigo (latest reports from 1,288,676 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 1,234 people who have myasthenia gravis are studied. Among them, 27 (2.19%) have Vertigo. They amount to 0.00% of all the 1,285,803 people who have Vertigo on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vertigo in myasthenia gravis reports

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

FemaleMale
Vertigo76.92%23.08%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.00%0.00%4.35%26.09%8.70%13.04%52.17%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo33.33%0.00%66.67%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hormone replacement therapy (3 people, 11.11%)
  2. Migraine (2 people, 7.41%)
  3. Crohn's disease (1 people, 3.70%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (1 people, 3.70%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 3.70%)
  6. Prostatitis (1 people, 3.70%)
  7. Hypertension (1 people, 3.70%)
  8. Anxiety (1 people, 3.70%)
  9. Arthritis (1 people, 3.70%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Mestinon (10 people, 37.04%)
  2. Prednisone (6 people, 22.22%)
  3. Neurontin (4 people, 14.81%)
  4. Premarin (3 people, 11.11%)
  5. Prempro (3 people, 11.11%)
  6. Potassium chloride (3 people, 11.11%)
  7. Cellcept (3 people, 11.11%)
  8. Gabapentin (3 people, 11.11%)
  9. Provera (3 people, 11.11%)
  10. Combipatch (3 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • My 19 yr old daughter is a Type 1 diabetic since the age of three. She has been having dizzy spells where she says she feels nauseous and like she's going to pass out about once a day around dinner time. Does not correlate with blood sugars but her blood pressure drops to around 94/72 with a heart rate of 122. Could this be related to Prozac that she's been on for years?

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