Pyridostigmine bromide


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Mechanical GI or urinary obstruction.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ bronchial asthma, COPD, bradycardia, cardiac arrhythmias, vagotonia, peptic ulcer, epilepsy or parkinsonism, hyperthyroidism. Renal impairment. Childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters Monitor cholinergic reaction particularly in IV admin.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, increased peristalsis and bronchial secretions, miosis, excessive salivation and sweating, abdominal cramps, bradycardia, bronchospasm, skin rash, muscle spasm, fasciculation, muscle weakness.
Potentially Fatal: Resp paralysis, cardiac arrest, pulmonary oedema.
Drug Interactions
May exacerbate night vision problems w/ anti-glaucoma drugs. Antagonises the effect of non-depolarising muscle relaxants (e.g. pancuronium, vecuronium). Prolongs the effect of depolarising muscle relaxants (e.g. suxamethonium).
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