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Review: could Mestinon cause Multiple sclerosis?

Summary: Multiple sclerosis is reported only by a few people who take Mestinon.

We study 1,333 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

Mestinon has active ingredients of pyridostigmine bromide. It is often used in myasthenia gravis. (latest outcomes from 1,436 Mestinon users)

Multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) has been reported by people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 224,251 Multiple sclerosis patients)

On Jan, 19, 2015: 1,333 people reported to have side effects when taking Mestinon. Among them, 4 people (0.30%) have Multiple Sclerosis.

Trend of Multiple sclerosis in Mestinon reports

Time on Mestinon when people have Multiple sclerosis * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Multiple sclerosis100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Multiple sclerosis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%

Severity of Multiple sclerosis when taking Mestinon ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Multiple sclerosis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 25.00%)
  2. Pain (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Baclofen (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Avonex (3 people, 75.00%)
  3. Zantac (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Inderal (2 people, 50.00%)
  5. Celebrex (2 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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