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Prednisone for Myasthenia Gravis

Prednisone for Myasthenia Gravis

Prednisone is prescribed for more diseases and conditions than any other drug.

Crazy, huh?

One of those conditions is called Myasthenia Gravis, which I’ll call MG.

One Warrior described MG like this: “I couldn’t swallow… it was terrifying. It took me 3.5 hours to crush up and swallow a pill. I am pretty active, golfing 3 days a week, Tae Kwon Do… 80s.”

It’s a long-term condition, so people with MG may have to take prednisone for a long time.

That means Myasthenia Gravis Warriors are some of the most experienced Prednisone Warriors.

So what I share about MG in my new video applies to other conditions, as well.

It’s not just about “is the drug working or not?”
It’s about the whole person with the disease.

Find out how to optimize your quality of life while on prednisone.

Watch now!

Shownotes in Video:

What is Myasthenia Gravis?

  • It’s a disease where there’s an issue where the nerves connect.

The 7 Care Pathways of Myasthenia Gravis

  1. Diagnosis
  2. Pharmacologic Therapy
  3. Occupational
  4. Lifestyle
  5. Speech and swallowing
  6. Psychological
  7. MG Crisis

Options you can take:

  • Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor
  • Thymectomy
  • Immusuppressants
    Mycophenolate mofetil
  • IVIG
  • Efgartigimod
  • Eculizumab
  • Ravulizumab

Treatment Algorithm for Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia Gravis

Dr. Megan Milne, PharmD, BCACP

Dr. Megan Milne, PharmD, BCACP, is an award-winning clinical pharmacist board certified in the types of conditions people take prednisone for. Dr. Megan had to take prednisone herself for an autoimmune condition so understands what it feels like to suffer prednisone side effects and made it her mission to counteract them as the Prednisone Pharmacist.

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