Could Mestinon cause Rash - from FDA reports
Rash is found among people who take Mestinon, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have Myasthenia gravis . We study 1,804 people who have side effects while taking Mestinon from FDA. Among them, 54 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Mestinon has active ingredients of pyridostigmine bromide. It is often used in myasthenia gravis. (latest outcomes from Mestinon 2,003 users)
Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,335 Rash patients).
On Dec, 25, 2016
1,804 people reported to have side effects when taking Mestinon.
Among them, 54 people (2.99%) have Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mestinon when people have Rash *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Mestinon *:
- female: 64.81 %
- male: 35.19 %
Age of people who have Rash when taking Mestinon *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 11.9 %
- 20-29: 7.14 %
- 30-39: 19.05 %
- 40-49: 9.52 %
- 50-59: 11.9 %
- 60+: 40.48 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Myasthenia Gravis (21 people, 38.89%)
- Osteoporosis (9 people, 16.67%)
- Gastritis (4 people, 7.41%)
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (2 people, 3.70%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (2 people, 3.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prednisone (11 people, 20.37%)
- Cellcept (6 people, 11.11%)
- Neurontin (5 people, 9.26%)
- Aspirin (5 people, 9.26%)
- Norvasc (4 people, 7.41%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Diarrhea (11 people, 20.37%)
- Weakness (8 people, 14.81%)
- Itching (8 people, 14.81%)
- Fatigue (8 people, 14.81%)
- Cough (8 people, 14.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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