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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Anticholinesterase drugs are the first-line approach for managing symptoms, (5) with pyridostigmine bromide (mestinon) the most commonly used.
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The patient was treated with plasmapheresis, mestinon and methylprednisolone and his symptoms improved.
A diagnosis of mild, generalised myasthenia gravis was made and the patient was started on a titration dose of pyridostigmine (Mestinon) 30 mg three times daily.
The ongoing Phase IIa clinical study is currently evaluating the safety and efficacy of three different, once-daily oral doses of EN101 in patients with MG compared with Mestinon. An interim analysis of this study has shown that each of the three doses of EN101 showed a statistically significant improvement over baseline quantitative MG ("QMG") score.
Myasthenia Autoimmune Muscle weakness Anticholinesterase gravis (12) attack against and fatigue, agents such as the cells at the including Mestinon junction of weakness of the (pyridostigmine), nerves and eye muscles.
Within months Hoffman-LaRoche, working with Dr Walker, had synthesised an oral preparation (Mestinon) which is still used today to treat myasthenic patients.