pyridostigmine bromide

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pyridostigmine bromide

[¦pir·ə·dō′stig‚mēn ′brō‚mīd]
(pharmacology)
C9H13O2NBr A white, crystalline powder with a melting point of 154-157°C; soluble in water, alcohol, and chloroform; used in medicine.
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Contract notice: Conclusion of a non-exclusive rebate agreement pursuant to section 130a (8) sgb v on medicines containing the active substance pyridostigmine (atc code: N07aa02)
In suspicion of a snake bite, he was given 10 vials of ASV (Anti-snake venom) and also given a shot of pyridostigmine.
First treatment with pyridostigmine only showed a beneficial response during the 1[sup]st month, then, the symptoms were aggravated, so we tried ephedrine and acquired an evident symptomatic improvement after only 3 days of treatment.
Residual paralysis induced by either vecuronium or rocuronium after reversal with pyridostigmine.
Kanjwal, Karabin, Elmer, Kanjwal, and Grubb (2012) describe a study at the University of Toledo Syncope and Autonomic Disorders Center in which pyridostigmine (Mestinon[R]) was used with patients with a known Parkinson's disease diagnosis.
5 mg capsules (equivalent to Avodart) and pyridostigmine bromide 180 mg tablets (equivalent to Mestinon).
The most significant finding in this review paper is that we have confirmed that Gulf War Illness is a real disorder caused by chemical exposures that veterans experienced during the war, including pesticides and pyridostigmine bromide (PB) anti-nerve gas pills and possibly also sarin nerve gas exposure," said Dr.
Medical therapy with oral pyridostigmine 60 mg twice daily was initiated with good compliance.
Based on above findings, diagnosis of myasthenia gravis unmasked by Alfa interferon therapy was made and she was started on pyridostigmine, to which she showed appreciable improvement.
The drug pyridostigmine (Mestinon) restores growth hormone to normal levels in exercising FM patients.