Pyristig 60mg Tablet

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United Biotech Pvt Ltd

Composition for Pyristig 60mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Myasthenia gravis, Paralytic ileus, Post-operative urinary retention
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₹11.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pyristig Tablet

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Uses of Pyristig Tablet

Pyristig 60mg 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.
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Side effects of Pyristig Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Pyristig 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. It is better to take Pyristig 60mg Tablet with food.

How Pyristig Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Pyristig Tablet

Expert advice for Pyristig Tablet

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Pyristig 60mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pyristig 60mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Pyristig 60mg Tablet should be used with caution during lact
ation. 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
Pyristig 60mg 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.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Pyristig 60mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pyristig 60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Pyristi
g 60mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Pyristig 60mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Pyridostigmine

Pyristig is parasympathomimetic and not a narcotic/ steroid/immunosuppressant. It acts by inhibiting the enzyme called as acetylcholinesterase
Pyristig 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
Pyristig belongs to the group of medicines called parasympathomimetics
Pyristig causing weight gain is very rare. However consult your doctor if you experience such side effect
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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