Drugs To Avoid
Certain types of drugs should be avoided when in myasthenic crisis.
Below is a list of common drugs to avoid when in myasthenic crisis. This is not a definitive list and may be updated periodically to reflect new drugs or information. Always consult your physician before stopping or taking any medication.
Drugs that impair neuromuscular junction transmission and may increase weakness
considered safe, though anecdotes of Ampicillin causing resp depression
Drugs implicated as potentially harmful in myasthenia gravis patients based on either anecdotal case reports or in-vitro microelectrode studies
Calcium channel blockers
Other cardiac drugs