Selected Anticholinesterase/Corticosteroids Interactions
This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.
Serious. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
The cause of the interaction is not known. Corticosteroids may decrease the effects of your anticholinesterases.
What might happen:
The effects of your anticholinesterases may decrease and cause your symptoms of myasthenia gravis to worsen.
What you should do about this interaction:
If you experience an increase in muscle weakness contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist).Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
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