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NEOTAGMIN INJECTION

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Rs.21.21for 1 vial(s) (5 ML injection each)
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Composition FOR NEOTAGMIN

Neostigmine(NA)

food interaction for NEOTAGMIN

alcohol interaction for NEOTAGMIN

pregnancy interaction for NEOTAGMIN

lactation interaction for NEOTAGMIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Neotagmin injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Neotagmin 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR NEOTAGMIN

Neostigmine(NA)

Uses

Neotagmin injection 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

Neotagmin injection belongs to a class of drugs called cholinesterase inhibitors. It works by improving the transmission of nerve impulses in muscles so that the muscles are able to work better.

Common side effects

Nausea, Vomiting, Salivation, Slow heart rate, Abdominal cramp, Constriction of pupil, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES FOR NEOTAGMIN

No substitutes found

Expert advice FOR NEOTAGMIN

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR NEOTAGMIN

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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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)