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MYESTIN 30 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR MYESTIN

Pyridostigmine(30 mg)

food interaction for MYESTIN

alcohol interaction for MYESTIN

pregnancy interaction for MYESTIN

lactation interaction for MYESTIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Myestin 30 mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Myestin 30 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR MYESTIN

Pyridostigmine(30 mg)

Uses

Myestin 30 mg tablet is used in the treatment of myasthenia gravis (weakness and rapid fatigue of muscles), paralytic ileus (intestinal blockage), post-operative urinary retention and reversal of effect of skeletal muscle relaxant after surgery

How it works

Myestin 30 mg tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers which allows free transmission of signals across the nerves and muscles.

Common side effects

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal cramp, Excessive salivation, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES FOR MYESTIN

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Expert advice FOR MYESTIN

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR MYESTIN

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

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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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)