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Pyridostigmine is used to treat muscle weakness in people with myasthenia gravis and to combat the effects of curariform drug toxicity. It also has a military use as a nerve gas antidote (it has been used in particular during the first Gulf War). more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

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Condition Members Success
Myasthenia Gravis
Depression - Teen
Overall, 90% (812 Members) find Mestinon helpful

Mestinon Reviews

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Working / Worked
Works, no side effects
Working / Worked
It works great when I take it but once it starts wearing off I can feel it. Especially if I am doing something physical.
Working / Worked
120 mg every 4 hours. I'm a newbie, seems to be doing its thing :-)
Working / Worked
the side effects were the worse the upset stomach and bouts with diarrhea.i didnt know what was worse the sickness or the cure.
Working / Worked
Very effective for me and take it every 6 hours. Side effects were generally were present when I first started taking it.
Working / Worked
Still taking work at first then symptoms come back within about 12 days then they up dose better for about 10 /12 days then symptoms come back again
Working / Worked
Makes a huge difference, can't imagine life without it!
Its working when I'm feeling weak I take a pill and it works
Working / Worked
Amazing results with minimal side effects.
Working / Worked
really useful except a few side effects.
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  1. Discussion: mestinon
    Not water. AIR! They dicked around with my mestinon in hospital on discaharge day! I am going to Samar a MG coalition or whatever to allow us to co... [More]
  2. Discussion: mestinon
    Maybe I care too much.....maybe I get too involved.....but anyone here who believes they have MG and are not on mestinon are depriving themselves of... [More]
  3. Discussion: Mestinon
    It can make you kinda sweaty. It also can upset your stomach and give you diarrhea. Or as I like to call it, "The Mestinon Boogie!" :) I thi... [More]
  4. Discussion: Mestinon
    Thanks Marie, I will add this to our Link's Group under the discussion "Mestinon." The second article is also a good overview of treatment... [More]
  5. Discussion: Mestinon
    I see so many of you discuss Mestinon. What class of med is it? Does it have a lot of side effects? Is it prescribed freely or is it more of a last re... [More]