Myostigmin 2.5mg Injection

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Neon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Myostigmin 2.5mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Myasthenia gravis, Paralytic ileus, Post-operative urinary retention
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₹4.6/Injection
5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Myostigmin Injection

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Uses of Myostigmin Injection

Myostigmin 2.5mg Injection 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 Myostigmin Injection

Common

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

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How to use Myostigmin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Myostigmin Injection works

Myostigmin 2.5mg injection increases the levels of chemical messengers which allows free transmission of signals across the nerves and muscles.

In Depth Information on Myostigmin Injection

Expert advice for Myostigmin Injection

  • You may need to stop using the medicine for a short time in case of a surgery.
  • Use neostigmine with caution if you have epilepsy, bronchial asthma, bradycardia, recent coronary occlusion, vagotonia, hyperthyroidism, cardiac arrhythmias, peptic ulcer.
  • Avoid taking large doses of neostigmine in situations where there might be an increased absorption rate from the intestinal tract. Use with caution when neostigmine is given along with anticholinergic drugs because of decreased GI motility.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as neostigmine can cause blurred vision or impaired thinking.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking neostigmine as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Take precautions while taking neostigmine as over dosage of neostigmine can cause extreme muscle weakness.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Myostigmin 2.5mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Myostigmin 2.5mg Injection 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
CAUTION
Myostigmin 2.5mg Injection should be used with caution durin
g lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
It is not known whether Myostigmin 2.5mg Injection alters th
e ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Myostigmin 2.5mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Myostigmin 2.5mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function test and some blood tests may advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
Myostigmin 2.5mg Injection is probably safe to use in patien
ts with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Myostigmin 2.5mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Neostigmine, 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 Myostigmin 2.5mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Neostigmine

Q. Is neostigmine an anticholinesterase/ anticholinergic/agonist/ cholinesterase inhibitor/ neurotransmitter?
Neostigmine is an anticholinesterase. But, it is not an anticholinergic, agonist, cholinesterase inhibitor or a neurotransmitter
Q. Does neostigmine cause nausea?
Yes, neostigmine causes mild nausea
Q. Does neostigmine reverse rocuronium/ reverse succinylcholine / inhibit pseudocholinesterase / cause histamine release?
Yes, Neostigmine causes reversal of rocuronium/ succinyl choline and inhibits pseudocholinesterease. It also causes histamine release.

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