Will you have Local swelling with Mestinon - from FDA reports

Summary

Local swelling is reported only by a few people who take Mestinon. We study 2,460 people who have side effects while taking Mestinon from FDA. Among them, 5 have Local swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Local swelling and more.



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The study is based on pyridostigmine bromide (the active ingredients of Mestinon) and Mestinon (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Local swelling are also considered in the study.

What is Mestinon?

Mestinon has active ingredients of pyridostigmine bromide. It is often used in myasthenia gravis. (latest outcomes from Mestinon 2,681 users)

What is Local swelling?

Local swelling (swelling at the site of some application of substance or injury) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, psoriatic arthropathy, pain (latest reports from 21,122 Local swelling patients).

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Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 14, 2019

2,460 people reported to have side effects when taking Mestinon.
Among them, 5 people (0.2%) have Local swelling


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mestinon cause Local swelling?

Gender of people who have Local swelling when taking Mestinon *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who have Local swelling when taking Mestinon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Supplementation Therapy: 1 person, 20.00%
  2. Hypotonia (low muscle tone): 1 person, 20.00%
  3. Bone Loss: 1 person, 20.00%
  4. Cushing's Syndrome (obesity, a rounded face, increased fat): 1 person, 20.00%
  5. Dizziness: 1 person, 20.00%
  6. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 1 person, 20.00%
  7. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 1 person, 20.00%
  8. Hair Loss: 1 person, 20.00%
  9. Headache (pain in head): 1 person, 20.00%
  10. High Blood Cholesterol: 1 person, 20.00%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Prednisone: 2 people, 40.00%
  2. Humira: 2 people, 40.00%
  3. Xanax: 2 people, 40.00%
  4. Aspirin: 1 person, 20.00%
  5. Augmentin: 1 person, 20.00%
  6. Centrum Silver: 1 person, 20.00%
  7. Clonazepam: 1 person, 20.00%
  8. Combivent: 1 person, 20.00%
  9. Allegra: 1 person, 20.00%
  10. Coumadin: 1 person, 20.00%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage): 2 people, 40.00%
  2. Pain In Extremity: 2 people, 40.00%
  3. Viral Infection: 1 person, 20.00%
  4. Fall: 1 person, 20.00%
  5. Joint Swelling: 1 person, 20.00%
  6. Joint Pain: 1 person, 20.00%
  7. Intervertebral Disc Protrusion (spinal disc protrusion): 1 person, 20.00%
  8. High Blood Pressure: 1 person, 20.00%
  9. Gastrointestinal Perforation (hole in the digestive tract): 1 person, 20.00%
  10. Gastric Ulcer (stomach ulcer): 1 person, 20.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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