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Review: could Mestinon cause Multiple sclerosis?
We study 1,332 people who have side effects while taking Mestinon from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Multiple sclerosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Multiple sclerosis and more.
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Mestinon (latest outcomes from 1,435 users) has active ingredients of pyridostigmine bromide. It is often used in myasthenia gravis.
Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) (latest reports from 279,326 patients) has been reported by people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Oct, 28, 2014: 1,332 people reported to have side effects when taking Mestinon. Among them, 4 people (0.30%) have Multiple Sclerosis.
Time on Mestinon when people have Multiple sclerosis * :
Gender of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Mestinon * :
|Multiple sclerosis||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Mestinon * :
|Multiple sclerosis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||75.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00% |
Severity of Multiple sclerosis when taking Mestinon ** :
How people recovered from Multiple sclerosis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 25.00%)
- Pain (1 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Baclofen (3 people, 75.00%)
- Avonex (3 people, 75.00%)
- Zantac (2 people, 50.00%)
- Inderal (2 people, 50.00%)
- Celebrex (2 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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