Medications and Drugs
Brand Names: Mytelase Chloride
Generic Name: ambenonium (Pronunciation: am ben OH nee um)
What is ambenonium (Mytelase Chloride)?
Ambenonium affects chemicals in the body that are involved in the communication between nerve impulses and muscle movement.
Ambenonium is used to treat the symptoms of myasthenia gravis.
Ambenonium may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
What are the possible side effects of ambenonium (Mytelase Chloride)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
Less serious side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What is the most important information I should know about ambenonium (Mytelase Chloride)?
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to ambenonium, or if you are using certain medications.
Before using ambenonium, tell your doctor if you have asthma, Parkinson's disease, or a bladder or bowel obstruction.
Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results from this medication. You may be asked to keep a daily record of when you took each dose and how long the effects lasted. This will help your doctor determine if your dose needs to be adjusted.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Need help identifying pills and medications?
Find out what women really need.
Drugs and Treatment Resources
- Psoriasis Treatment Strategies for You and Your Doctor
- 4 Vitamins and Minerals Adults Need
- Is Hormone Replaement Therapy Right for You?