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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Pralidoxime chloride (2-PAM chloride) is administered to reverse the nicotinic effects.
Both atropine and 2-PAM chloride are available to medical professionals as spring-loaded auto-injector pressurized syringes for IM administration (see Figure 4).
A newer model, the ATNAA (Antidote Treatment Nerve Agent Auto-Injector), (1) has both the atropine and the 2-PAM chloride in one syringe, allowing for simplified administration.