Myasthenia gravis:

Indications for: MESTINON

Myasthenia gravis.

Adult Dosage:

Usually: 600mg daily in divided doses.

Children Dosage:

Not recommended.

MESTINON Contraindications:

Intestinal or urinary obstruction.

MESTINON Warnings/Precautions:

Bronchial asthma. Monitor for cholinergic and myasthenic crisis, differentiate and treat (see literature). Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

MESTINON Classification:

Cholinesterase inhibitor.

MESTINON Interactions:

Reversal of nondepolarizing muscle relaxants. Antagonized by atropine.

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset, increased salivation and bronchial secretions, miosis and diaphoresis, muscle cramps, fasciculation and weakness.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100, 500; Syrup—pt; Timespan—100