Mestinon and Multiple sclerosis - from FDA reports


Multiple sclerosis is reported only by a few people who take Mestinon. We study 1,949 people who have side effects while taking Mestinon from FDA. Among them, 5 have Multiple sclerosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Multiple sclerosis and more.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

1,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Mestinon.
Among them, 5 people (0.26%) have Multiple Sclerosis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mestinon cause Multiple sclerosis?

Gender of people who have Multiple Sclerosis when taking Mestinon *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Multiple Sclerosis when taking Mestinon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 75 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Gait Disturbance (1 person, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Baclofen (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Avonex (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Inderal (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Effexor (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Ambien (2 people, 40.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Myasthenia Gravis (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Weakness (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Influenza Like Illness (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (2 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Multiple sclerosis when taking Mestinon?


Mestinon has active ingredients of pyridostigmine bromide. It is often used in myasthenia gravis. (latest outcomes from Mestinon 2,160 users)

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