Mytelase

Generic Name: Ambenonium

  • What is Mytelase?

    Mytelase is a medicine used to treat myasthenia gravis.

  • What is the most important information I should know about Mytelase?

    If you take too much Mytelase, you can develop serious side effects. Tell your doctor immediately if you develop excessive stomach or intestinal stimulation, excessive salivation, constriction of your pupils, or serious muscle twitching. Take Mytelase with caution if you have asthma, Parkinson's disease, or intestinal or urinary blockage.

  • Who should not take Mytelase?

    Do not use Mytelase if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients, or if you are taking atropine, mecamylamine, or similar medications.

  • What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Mytelase?

    Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Mytelase. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you have asthma, Parkinson's disease, or intestinal or urinary blockage.

  • What is the usual dosage?

    The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.

    Adults: The recommended starting dose is 5 milligrams (mg) 3-4 times a day. Your doctor may increase your dose as needed.

  • How should I take Mytelase?

    Take Mytelase exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

  • What should I avoid while taking Mytelase?

    Do not take more Mytelase than prescribed by your doctor.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Mytelase?

    If Mytelase is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Mytelase with atropine, mecamylamine, or similar medications.

  • What are the possible side effects of Mytelase?

    Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

    Side effects may include: abdominal cramps, anxiety, constriction of your pupils, diarrhea, dizziness, excessive sweating, increased salivation or lung secretions, increased tearing, muscle cramps, muscle twitch, nausea, urinary urgency (increased need to urinate), vomiting, weakness

  • Can I receive Mytelase if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    The effects of Mytelase during pregnancy and breastfeeding are unknown. Tell your doctor immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

  • What should I do if I miss a dose of Mytelase?

    If you miss a dose of Mytelase, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and return to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take two doses at once.

  • How should I store Mytelase?

    Store at room temperature.