MYTELASE Rx

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MYTELASE

Myasthenia gravis
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Ambenonium chloride 10mg; tabs.

Company:

Sanofi Aventis

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Indications for MYTELASE:

Myasthenia gravis.

Adult:

Individualize. Usual range: 5–25mg 3 or 4 times daily. Increase gradually at intervals of 1–2 days. Some patients may require 50–75mg per dose. Increasing dosage above 200mg daily requires supervision by clinician aware of signs and treatment of overdose.

Children:

Not established.

Contraindications:

Concomitant atropine, mecamylamine, or any other ganglionic blocking agents.

Warnings/Precautions:

Monitor closely; narrow margin between first appearance of side effects and serious toxic effects. Asthma. Parkinson's disease. Mechanical intestinal or urinary obstruction. Bradycardia. Cardiac conduction disorders. Elderly. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

See Contraindications.

Pharmacological Class:

Cholinesterase inhibitor.

Adverse Reactions:

Overdosage (eg, excessive salivation, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, miosis, urinary urgency, sweating, nausea, increase in bronchial and lacrymal secretions, vomiting, muscle cramps, fasciculation of voluntary muscles, generalized malaise, anxiety, vertigo).

How Supplied:

Tabs—100