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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Mestinon Oral.

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Condition: Myasthenia Gravis
8/4/2013 1:05:09 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Do not take Detrol LA or any similar drug for stress incontinence because it blocks the effects of Mestinon.

Condition: Myasthenia Gravis
7/17/2013 8:44:43 PM

Reviewer: Cortina, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with MG on 2002. Started with Mestinon 60 MG 3 X a day and increased overtime to 180 MG 4X times plus the time release at bedtime. The side effects are intense, but practically there is no other option. I have been in the hospital several times with serious episodes. For unknown reason it went on remmision in 2007 and came back in March 2013. One tip: the twitching happens when you ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Myasthenia Gravis
4/26/2013 10:22:11 AM

Reviewer: rexidemrlgod, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Diagnosed 2 years ago. Taking 1 60 mg tablet 3 times a day. Apart from a few bowel problems to begin with there has been no side effects. Now living a normal life. My symptoms included double vision, difficulty in swallowing, neck muscles ceased to work, speech poor. Now all gone. Wonderful drug.

Condition: Myasthenia Gravis
2/26/2013 3:15:12 PM

Reviewer: HEYLADY, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
it used to work for the first 6-8 months...now i have to take it every 2 hrs and it stopped helping.

Condition: Myasthenia Gravis
2/18/2013 8:31:35 AM

Reviewer: Luana, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on Mestinon for more than 18 months. I am having a reaction of severe twitching, diarrhea, muscle weakness during the twitching. My neurologist has decreased ny dose by increments and in 2 weeks I have not noticed any change. I don't get any sleep and the only thing that seems to help is clonazapam. I have had myasthenia for 10 years and it is limited to my eyes.

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