E. ADELSON, M.D.; F. BRUNN, M.D.
Widespread use of prostigmine has shown it to be a useful drug. Like all other powerful medications, its administration is associated with occasional untoward side reactions. In the following, we are reporting our observations on two cases of multiple sclerosis in which pulmonary edema occurred in the course of treatment with prostigmine. Careful review of the literature reveals only one case5 of multiple sclerosis complicated by pulmonary edema and no instances of pulmonary edema attendant upon prostigmine therapy. It is perhaps appropriate to mention that we have seen several patients in the past with multiple sclerosis who, while under treatment
ADELSON E, BRUNN F. PULMONARY EDEMA IN THE COURSE OF TREATMENT OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS WITH PROSTIGMINE: A REPORT OF TWO CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;30:838–842. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-4-838
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(4):838-842.
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