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I heard from a friend about LDN, I have MG since Aug 1, 2016

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I heard from a friend about LDN, I have MG since Aug 1, 2016 my treatment consists of ivig which i received 5 consecutive days fron Sept 26-30, I also take Mestinon 60 mg 2 each 4 times a day, I received 2 more IVIG on Oct 27,28 my symptoms again werereducedabut a bout a week later i developed a rash first on my palms then on my chest, arms and legs and back. It sems to be getting better.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: would the LDN be appropriate?
JA: Is there anything else in your medical history you would like the doctor to know?
Customer: no I have been healthy for 75 years, take no meds at all.
Submitted: 21 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 21 days ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 21 days ago.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3962576/

is a good article about low dose naltrexone

it has not been studied for MG.

you can talk to your doctor about it

it is unknown if it will help you or not.

not enough research has been done on patients who have myasthenia gravis.