Distinon 60 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Distinon Tablet

Distinon 60 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of myasthenia gravis, paralytic ileus, post-operative urinary retention and reversal of effect of skeletal muscle relaxant after surgery.

Distinon Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal cramp
  • Excessive salivation
  • Diarrhea

How to use Distinon Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Distinon 60 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Distinon Tablet works

Distinon 60 mg Tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers which allows free transmission of signals across the nerves and muscles.

Distinon Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Distinon 60 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Distinon 60 mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
Distinon 60 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Kidney
CAUTION
Distinon 60 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Distinon 60 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Distinon 60 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Distinon Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Distinon 60 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Distinon 60 mg Tablet for treatment of myasthenia gravis.
  • It may also be used to treat Inactivity of the muscle in the intestines (paralytic ileus) and difficulty in passing urine (urinary retention) after an operation.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Overdosing can result in extreme muscle weakness.
  • It may cause dizziness or blurred vision. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Inform your doctor if you have an existing kidney problem, asthma, or stomach disorders.

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FAQs

Q. Is Distinon a narcotic/steroid/ immunosuppressant/ anticholinesterase?

Distinon is parasympathomimetic and not a narcotic/ steroid/immunosuppressant. It acts by inhibiting the enzyme called as acetylcholinesterase

Q. What is Distinon/ Distinon bromide/Distinon 60 mg is used for?

Distinon is used to treat neuromuscular disease characterized by very weak muscles and unusual tiredness (myasthenia gravis), paralytic ileus and postoperative urinary retention, reversal of neuromuscular blockade

Q. What class is Distinon?

Distinon belongs to the group of medicines called parasympathomimetics

Q. Does Distinon cause weight gain?

Distinon causing weight gain is very rare. However consult your doctor if you experience such side effect

Q. How does Distinon work/ treat myasthenia gravis?

It works by inhibiting the enzyme called as acetylcholinesterase and thus allows free transmission of nerve impulses across the neuromuscular junction.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 27th Apr 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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