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Myasthenia Gravis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   Hello I used to be diagnosed with miastenia grave 8 years ago. I took mestone (i think it was the name of the tablets) for 6 years. Now I have severe headaches. Is there a link with both? I have been prescribed propranolol for the headaches, but years ago I was told a list of tablets I couldn't take and now I do not know if I can take this tablets prescribed for the headache.
Doctor :   Let me read it
Doctor :  
Yes Propranolol is usually the drug of choice to prevent headaches
User :   Is there a link between my headaches and miastenia grave?
Doctor :   Well it can be due to muscle tone variation

Doctor :  
Like contracted muscles can give rise to headache
User :   can u expand on that
Doctor :  
you can check it for yourself
Doctor :  
by bending your neck backwards
Doctor :  
If it is painful then that usually is a sign of tension in the muscles
User :   what ingredinets does propraponolol have
Doctor :  
Propranolol is the active medications
Doctor :  
It is the main ingredient
User :   I was told not to take a list of tablets
Doctor :  

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