Myasthenia gravis, a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease. Varying degrees of weakness of the voluntary muscles of the body are the main characteristics. A defect in the transmission of nerve impulses ot the muscles is the cause of myasthenia gravis. Symptoms include weakness of th eye muscles, facial expression, and difficulty swallowing. Treatment of myasthenia gravis are medical therapies to control the symptoms of the disease. Read more: Myasthenia Gravis Article
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Treatment & Diagnosis
- Shortness of Breath (Dyspnea)
- Blurred Vision
- Fatigue, Tiredness, and Lethargy
- Difficulty With Speech
- Unsteady Gait
- Double Vision
- How to Choose a Doctor
- Doctor: Getting the Most from Your Doctor's Appointment
- Doctor: Checklist to Take To Your Doctor's Appointment
Medications & Supplements
- prednisone (Prednisone Intensol, Rayos) Corticosteroid
- rituximab, Rituxan
- Monoclonal Antibodies
- ephedrine (oral)
- tacrolimus (Prograf, Astagraf XL, Envarsus XR)
- pyridostigmine (Mestinon)
- methotrexate, Rheumatrex, Trexall
- cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
- mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept)
- neostigmine bromide - oral, Prostigmin
- immune globulin - intramuscular, Baygam, Gamastan, Gammar
- cyclosporine microemulsion solution - oral, Gengraf, Neoral
Prevention & Wellness
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