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Mestinon (Pyridostigmine) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Mestinon (Pyridostigmine) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (10)
Death (1)

Reports by Reaction Type

Dysphagia (5)Cerebrovascular Accident (3)Infection (2)Malaise (2)Diarrhoea (2)Myasthenia Gravis (1)Vomiting (1)Circumstance or Information Capable of Leading To Medication Error (1)Nausea (1)Drug Interaction (1)Drug Label Confusion (1)Therapeutic Response Decreased (1)

Possible Mestinon side effects in 64 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-14

Patient: 64 year old female, weighing 131.5 kg (289.4 pounds)

Reactions: Therapeutic Response Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mestinon
    Dosage: 60 mg, every 4 hours, intraocular
    Indication: Myasthenia Gravis
    Start date: 2012-05-04
    End date: 2012-08-10

Pradaxa
    Dosage: 150 mg, 2 day, intraocular
    Indication: Myasthenia Gravis
    Start date: 2012-05-04
    End date: 2012-07-24

Pradaxa
    Dosage: 150 mg, 2 day, intraocular
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2012-05-04
    End date: 2012-07-24



Possible Mestinon side effects in 76 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-07-23

Patient: 76 year old male, weighing 80.0 kg (176.0 pounds)

Reactions: Diarrhoea, Drug Interaction

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Azathioprine
    Dosage: 25 mg, bid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Muscular Weakness
    Start date: 2010-01-01
    End date: 2010-06-07

Clindamycin
    Dosage: 600 mg, tid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Tooth Infection
    Start date: 2010-05-24
    End date: 2010-05-30

Mestinon
    Dosage: 90 mg, bid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Muscular Weakness
    Start date: 2010-03-01
    End date: 2010-06-12

Prednisolone
    Dosage: 5 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Muscular Weakness
    Start date: 2010-03-01

Other drugs received by patient: Mestinon Retard; Mestinon Retard; Tamsulosin HCL; Omeprazole; Fentanyl



Possible Mestinon side effects in

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-01-25

Patient:

Reactions: Medication Error, Circumstance or Information Capable of Leading To Medication Error, Drug Label Confusion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mestinon
    Dosage: oral
    Administration route: Oral

Mestinon
    Dosage: oral
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Mestinon side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from United Kingdom on 2012-01-18

Patient: male

Reactions: Malaise, Dysphagia, Infection

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mestinon

Other drugs received by patient: Finasteride; Furosemide; Loperamide; Piperacillin and Tazobactam; Mirtazapine; Acetaminophen; Omeprazole; Dexamethasone TAB



Possible Mestinon side effects in female

Reported by a pharmacist from United Kingdom on 2011-12-01

Patient: female

Reactions: Malaise, Dysphagia, Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mestinon

Other drugs received by patient: Piperacillin and Tazobactam



Possible Mestinon side effects in female

Reported by a pharmacist from United Kingdom on 2011-11-29

Patient: female

Reactions: Dysphagia, Cerebrovascular Accident

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mestinon



Possible Mestinon side effects in 85 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United Kingdom on 2011-11-29

Patient: 85 year old male

Reactions: Dysphagia, Cerebrovascular Accident

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mestinon

Other drugs received by patient: Amlodipine; Atorvastatin; Aspirin; Lansoprazole



Possible Mestinon side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2011-11-15

Patient: female, weighing 45.5 kg (100.1 pounds)

Reactions: Myasthenia Gravis, Medication Residue

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mestinon



Possible Mestinon side effects in 85 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United Kingdom on 2011-11-10

Patient: 85 year old male

Reactions: Dysphagia, Cerebrovascular Accident

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mestinon

Other drugs received by patient: Amlodipine; Atorvastatin; Lansoprazole; Aspirin



Possible Mestinon side effects in 90 year old male

Reported by a physician from Sweden on 2011-11-01

Patient: 90 year old male

Reactions: Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Dizziness

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mestinon

Other drugs received by patient: Folic Acid; Enalapril; Metoprolol Tartrate; Egazil; Behepan; Aspirin

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