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Help scared! Dr put me on symbicort, (budesonide and formoterol)proair,& zpack. I have MG & says contracts with MG may cause crisis?! Will it be ok?Just freaked? I CANT FAIL AGAI

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Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: See below

I would suggest rechecking the prescribing DR about alternate antibiotic possibilities.
Below is something that might be helpful for you to have in your purse when you need medication A simple way to remember the drugs that should be used with caution in myasthenia gravis is the "14 A’s":4-7 ACTH and corticosteroids prednisone Analgesics narcotics Anesthetics, local cocaine, procaine, lidocaine, bupivacaine, prilocaine Antacids or laxatives containing magnesium Maalox, Mylanta Antiarrhythmics quinidine, lidocaine, procainamide Antibiotics aminoglycosides, quinolones, telithromycin, azithromycin, erythromycin, clindamycin, ampicillin, imipenem, vancomycin, metronidazole Anticonvulsants phenytoin Antihypertensives beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers Antimanics lithium salts Antipsychotics chlorpromazine Antirheumatic chloroquine Arthritis agents penicillamine-induced myasthenia gravis All neuromuscular blocking agents Antimalarials chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine

In brief: See below

I would suggest rechecking the prescribing DR about alternate antibiotic possibilities.
Below is something that might be helpful for you to have in your purse when you need medication A simple way to remember the drugs that should be used with caution in myasthenia gravis is the "14 A’s":4-7 ACTH and corticosteroids prednisone Analgesics narcotics Anesthetics, local cocaine, procaine, lidocaine, bupivacaine, prilocaine Antacids or laxatives containing magnesium Maalox, Mylanta Antiarrhythmics quinidine, lidocaine, procainamide Antibiotics aminoglycosides, quinolones, telithromycin, azithromycin, erythromycin, clindamycin, ampicillin, imipenem, vancomycin, metronidazole Anticonvulsants phenytoin Antihypertensives beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers Antimanics lithium salts Antipsychotics chlorpromazine Antirheumatic chloroquine Arthritis agents penicillamine-induced myasthenia gravis All neuromuscular blocking agents Antimalarials chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine
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Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology

In brief: Call your dr!

You need to discuss your issue promptly with your dr..
call him/ her immediately since he/she is the physician who prescribed your medication and should be familiar with your condition. The brief distress words you provided here are insufficient to assess your situation and offer you a reliable advice!

In brief: Call your dr!

You need to discuss your issue promptly with your dr..
call him/ her immediately since he/she is the physician who prescribed your medication and should be familiar with your condition. The brief distress words you provided here are insufficient to assess your situation and offer you a reliable advice!
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