Mestinon

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Pyridostigmine is a parasympathomimetic and a reversible cholinesterase inhibitor. Since it is a quaternary amine, it is poorly absor...
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Mestinon to treat my POTS/Dysautonomia as well as for my...
| neurotalk.psychcentral.com
" ...take Mestinon to treat my POTS/Dysautonomia as well as for my MG, and it helps me immensely. In fact I take it more for that than for the MG, as it isn't very helpful with the MG but very helpful... "

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or this.the better my POTS is the better my EM. I take 1-6 g...
" ...for this.the better my POTS is the better my EM. I take 1-6 gms of salt a day with equal water 1-6 liters of water. I am also on steroids for autoimmune so I retain salt from that. Thermatabs are... "

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neuropathy including POTS and inability to sweat. POTS...
" ...caused by autonomic neuropathy including POTS and inability to sweat. POTS causes dizziness (etc). For me,... "

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while it helped my POTS symptoms a great deal, I couldn't...
| forums.dinet.org
" I was on Mestinon a couple of years ago, and while it helped my POTS symptoms a great deal, I couldn't tolerate the GI... "

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ke mestinon for myasthenia gravis as well as for POTS. I ta...
| forums.dinet.org
" Hi I take mestinon for myasthenia gravis as well as for POTS. I take a lot more ...functioning. In terms of helping POTS, I found it better for ...enough for them with other POTS meds, but as mestinon is... "

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(20 mg) helps calm my POTS related tachycardia. I was also...
" ...I am no longer on Midodrine. I found that a very lose of Propranolol (20 mg) helps calm my POTS related tachycardia. I was also on MESTINON and it... "

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Neuropathy. Since I've started Mestinon I've gotten...
| butyoudontlooksick.com
" ...what changed my diagnosis from POTS to Generalized Dysautonomia/Autoimmune Autonomic Neuropathy. Since I've started Mestinon I've gotten some of my ANS... "

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sure feels/acts like it. I take Propranonal and Midodrine a...
| forums.dinet.org
" ...I have this form of POTS - but it sure feels/acts like it. I take Propranonal and Midodrine and they really help. I also take Mestinon, which... "

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ing Mestinon 30mg three times a day for the POTS bu...
| forums.phoenixrising.me
" ...a lot of issues with POTS/OI. When I stand and walk ...and I go down. Is this associated with a heart condition and/or is there any treatment for it? I am currently taking Mestinon 30mg three times a day... "

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of the more recent and \"progressive\" ways of treating PO...
| forums.dinet.org
" ...Mestinon a good try. They said it's one of the more recent and \"progressive\" ways of treating POTS. Generally, I don't tolerate meds well at all, beta blockers never worked for me, along with many... "

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Mestinon
18,292 discussions
Taken for: Myasthenia Gravis, POTS*, Dysautonomia*
Other names: Mestinon Timespan, Pyridostigmine Bromide, Regonol
Method of use: Injection, Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.7
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Midodrine
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Mestinon Timespan
245 discussions
Taken for: Myasthenia Gravis
Other names: Mestinon, Pyridostigmine Bromide, Regonol
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Pyridostigmine Bromide
244 discussions
Taken for: Myasthenia Gravis
Other names: Mestinon, Mestinon Timespan, Regonol
Method of use: Injection, Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode: Rx
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1.0
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Propranolol
67,146 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Migraines, Panic Attacks, Palpitations, Shaking
Other names: Inderal, Inderal LA, Bedranol, Half Inderal LA, Innopran
Method of use: Injection, Oral Drops, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Other names: Propranolol, Inderal LA, Innopran XL, Half Inderal LA, Bedranol
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Prescribing mode: Rx
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Klonopin
307,064 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression*, Withdrawal*, Panic Attacks, Insomnia
Other names: Clonazepam, Rivotril, Clorazepam, Clonotril, Klonopin Wafer
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Zoloft
366,388 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Pain*, OCD
Other names: Sertraline, Lustral, Zosert, Serdep, Concorz
Method of use: Pill
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Lexapro
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Method of use: Pill
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POTS medications
Mestinon
18,292 discussions
Taken for: Myasthenia Gravis, POTS*, Dysautonomia*
Other names: Mestinon Timespan, Pyridostigmine Bromide, Regonol
Method of use: Injection, Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.7
Satisfaction
4.5
Helpfulness
Midodrine
8,066 discussions
Taken for: POTS, Low Blood Pressure, Dysautonomia, Orthostatic Hypotension, Orthostatic Intolerance
Other names: Proamatine
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
2.8
Satisfaction
2.8
Helpfulness
Florinef
16,463 discussions
Taken for: POTS, Low Blood Pressure*, Tachycardia, Addison's Disease, Dysautonomia
Other names: Fludrocortisone
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.6
Satisfaction
2.5
Helpfulness
Mestinon Timespan
245 discussions
Taken for: Myasthenia Gravis
Other names: Mestinon, Pyridostigmine Bromide, Regonol
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
2.7
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Pyridostigmine Bromide
244 discussions
Taken for: Myasthenia Gravis
Other names: Mestinon, Mestinon Timespan, Regonol
Method of use: Injection, Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode: Rx
No score available
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Propranolol
67,146 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Migraines, Panic Attacks, Palpitations, Shaking
Other names: Inderal, Inderal LA, Bedranol, Half Inderal LA, Innopran
Method of use: Injection, Oral Drops, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
2.9
Satisfaction
1.5
Helpfulness
Inderal
20,402 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Migraines, Shaking, Palpitations, High Blood Pressure
Other names: Propranolol, Inderal LA, Innopran XL, Half Inderal LA, Bedranol
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
2.9
Satisfaction
3.8
Helpfulness
Klonopin
307,064 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression*, Withdrawal*, Panic Attacks, Insomnia
Other names: Clonazepam, Rivotril, Clorazepam, Clonotril, Klonopin Wafer
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0
Satisfaction
4.2
Helpfulness
Zoloft
366,388 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Pain*, OCD
Other names: Sertraline, Lustral, Zosert, Serdep, Concorz
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.9
Satisfaction
2.2
Helpfulness
Lexapro
279,952 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Pain*, Insomnia*
Other names: Escitalopram, Cipralex, Sipralexa, Nexito, Esertia
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.9
Satisfaction
4.8
Helpfulness
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