MESTINON Rx

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MESTINON

Myasthenia gravis
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Pyridostigmine bromide 60mg; scored tabs.

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Indications for MESTINON:

Myasthenia gravis.

Adult:

Usually: 600mg daily in divided doses.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Intestinal or urinary obstruction.

Warnings/Precautions:

Bronchial asthma. Monitor for cholinergic and myasthenic crisis, differentiate and treat (see literature). Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Reversal of nondepolarizing muscle relaxants. Antagonized by atropine.

See Also:

MESTINON SYRUP

MESTINON TIMESPAN

Pharmacological Class:

Cholinesterase inhibitor.

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset, increased salivation and bronchial secretions, miosis and diaphoresis, muscle cramps, fasciculation and weakness.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100, 500; Syrup—pt; Timespan—100

MESTINON 180mg tablets (Qty:30)

appx. price $778.00