Frequently Asked Questions About Mestinon
You should always take Mestinon as directed by your doctor. If you use the liquid Mestinon ensure you measure your dose with the provided spoon. Do not use a household spoon. If you take the extended release tablets you should not chew or crush them as this can increase your risk of experiencing negative side effects. Take Mestinon regularly to get the best results and take it at the same time daily to help you remember. Never increase your dose without speaking to a doctor.
Mestinon tablets can undergo discolouration due to moisture. This doesn’t affect the efficacy of Mestinon. If your condition doesn’t improve or gets worse, talk to your doctor.
Some medications should never be used together, however in some cases two medications that have an interaction might be used together safely. In such cases, your doctor might want to change the dosage or take other precautions. When you take any medications you should let you doctor know about all of the prescription, non-prescription, and herbal products you use so that they can assure there will be no negative interactions. The following interactions have been selected on the basis of potential significance and this list is not all-inclusive.
Using Mestinon with any of the following medicines is not recommended, your doctor will advise you on what to do should you be on one of these medications and are prescribed Mestinon.
Using Mestinon in combination with any of the medications in this list is not generally recommended but in some cases may be required. If both products are prescribed together your doctor might adjust the timing or dosage of these medicines.
Some medications shouldn’t be used at or around the same time you eat or in combination with certain foods as interactions might occur. Using tobacco or alcohol with certain medications can also cause interactions. Talk to your doctor if you have further questions.
DISCLAIMER: The information provided below is exclusively for consumers and is not meant to replace medical advice from a health care professional. You should always talk to your doctor before you start any medications or change anything about your health care plan. Do not delay in seeking or ignore advice from your doctor because of the information provided here.