What is included in pharmacologic therapy for myasthenia gravis (MG)?

Updated: Aug 27, 2018
  • Author: Abbas A Jowkar, MBBS; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, CPE, MHCM, FAAPL  more...
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Answer

Acetylcholine esterase (AChE) inhibitors and immunomodulating therapies are the mainstays of treatment.

Pyridostigmine is used for symptomatic treatment only. It does not treat the underlying disease.


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