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Pyridostigmine Bromide Did we take it???

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I hope I posted this in the right spot.

I just got off the phone with a Doctor that is a specialist in Chronic Multi Symptom Illness/Gulf war illness. He told me that no troops were given PB pills since the start of the new war. Only troops from the 1991 war were given these. I remember being given Mefloquin for malaria and PB pills. This was in 2003 and then at the start of 2004 we were told to stop taking them both. The weird thing is he told me that PB was taken 3 times a day and I am certain that I did not take any pills 3 times a day. My memory is a little hazy but I am about 95% certain that the pills were Mefloquin and Pyridostigmine Bromide. Was anyone from 2003 forward given these pills or were we given something else and told that they were PB? 

Any help would be great??? Thank you in advance.

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Not sure what your asking here other than if anyone took the PB Pill after 1992?

Do you have a medical problem from taking them?

if so Not sure how you would prove that?

 While in Vietnam 68-69 -70 We took malaria pills  and ''salt tablets''  but I don't think that was ever Documented? and some plastic hand outs of MosQuito's stink-ee lotion face & arms

 

.......Buck

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Buck,

Thank you. That is what I am asking. Was anyone else given PB during the newest Iraq war? 

As far as medical problems because of the pills....I think it would be very hard to prove.

Like I said above we were told that what we were given was PB pills but it seems that maybe no one was given these in 2003/2004 in Iraq????

I guess more for peace of mind I would like confirmation that others were given these same pills in this time frame to know if this is what we were given or if it was something else. 

Thanks

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