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Condition: Myasthenia Gravis
4/3/2009 7:12:26 PM

Reviewer: allaboutme, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had Myastenia Gravis since I was 10 yrs of age . I lead a normal life sometimes I am tried but my only complaint about this drug is when you first take make sure please to eat something or you will have stomach cramps bad stomach cramps . The first thing that happens to me is I have to go to the bathroom a lot then I get sleepy and after all that I am okay for about the rest of the day . If ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Myasthenia Gravis
3/26/2009 6:16:00 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Like all MG drugs, (and probably many others), one CANNOT TAKE IT ON AN EMPTY STOMACH! If taken on an empty stomach, it can lead to stomach cramps, etc.! (To those experiencing this: ask your MDs! It's right there in the med. literature!) Mestinon gives me energy...but also MUCH MUCUS! (Ulgh!) This is due to the BROMIDE in it! They once had Mestinon CHLORIDE available--I took it, less mucus! ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Myasthenia Gravis
3/9/2009 3:20:00 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
It puts me on a high for a few hours, and then the symptoms are even worse. I have cramps in my feet and stomach

Condition: Myasthenia Gravis
3/4/2009 10:41:59 AM

Reviewer: lori, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
After having a thymectomy, findings was a malignant tumor. After 2 months on this medicine it is making me sick to my stomach and lower back pain. I can't sleep and musles ache.

Condition: Myasthenia Gravis
12/19/2008 4:18:30 PM

Reviewer: rplatz, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Just started treatment after having thymus and tumor removed. Still experimenting with dosages and timing. Surgey 1 1/2 weeks ago. Rollie

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