GRAVITOR 180MG TABLET SR

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Composition for GRAVITOR 180MG TABLET SR

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Primarily used for

Myasthenia Gravis, paralytic ileus, post-operative urinary retention
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Pregnancy
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₹28.2/tablet sr
10 tablet sr in 1 strip
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Substitutes for GRAVITOR

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of GRAVITOR TABLET SR

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Uses of GRAVITOR TABLET SR

Gravitor 180mg tablet sr is used in the treatment of myasthenia gravis, paralytic ileus, post-operative urinary retention and reversal of effect of skeletal muscle relaxant after surgery.
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Side effects of GRAVITOR TABLET SR

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal cramp, Excessive salivation, Diarrhoea.

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How to use GRAVITOR TABLET SR

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. It is better to take Gravitor 180mg tablet sr with food.

How GRAVITOR TABLET SR works

Gravitor 180mg tablet sr increases the levels of chemical messengers which allows free transmission of signals across the nerves and muscles.

In Depth Information on GRAVITOR TABLET SR

Expert advice for GRAVITOR TABLET SR

  • Do not start or continue the pyridostigmine medication if you are allergic to pyridostigmine or any other ingredient in the medicine.
  • Do not take pyridostigmine if you have recently had coronary obstruction (heart attack); slow heart beat or any other heart condition; asthma; or stomach ulcer.
  • Avoid taking pyridostigmine if you have fits (epilepsy) or Parkinson’s disease; an overactive thyroid gland; bladder or bowel obstruction.
Warnings
Special precautions for GRAVITOR 180MG TABLET SR
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gravitor 180mg tablet sr 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Pyridostigmine, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for GRAVITOR 180MG TABLET SR

Frequently asked questions for Pyridostigmine

Q. Is pyridostigmine a narcotic/steroid/ immunosuppressant/ anticholinesterase?
Pyridostigmine is parasympathomimetic and not a narcotic/ steroid/immunosuppressant. It acts by inhibiting the enzyme called as acetylcholinesterase
Q. What is pyridostigmine/ pyridostigmine bromide/pyridostigmine 60 mg is used for?
Pyridostigmine 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 pyridostigmine?
Pyridostigmine belongs to the group of medicines called parasympathomimetics
Q. Does pyridostigmine cause weight gain?
Pyridostigmine causing weight gain is very rare. However consult your doctor if you experience such side effect
Q. How does pyridostigmine 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.
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