It is used to treat the symptoms of myasthenia gravis. It is also used in military personnel who have been exposed to nerve gas.
It can cause muscel weakness, stomach pain, sweating, cramps, rsah, blurred vision etc.
When not to use: Hypersensitivity, Mechanical intestinal or urinary obstruction
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
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Drugs to avoid:
Some drugs that may interact with this drug are triamcinolone acetonide injectable suspension, atropine, belladona.
Before taking pyridostigmine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to bromides; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: stomach/intestinal blockage, urinary blockage, lung disease (such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD), kidney disease, slow/irregular heartbeat.
Caution in epilepsy, asthma, COPD, recent MI, hypertension, vagotonia, hyperthyroidism, dysrhythmia
This medication passes into breast milk but is unlikely to harm a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.