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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He reported that his symptoms were not as severe, but he was having some gastrointestinal symptoms as a side effect of the pyridostigmine bromide.
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Pyridostigmine bromide is a chemical which is believed to enhance the effectiveness of established drugs for the treatment of nerve agent poisoning.
Central nervous system injury has been reported in research animals exposed to pyridostigmine bromide, DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide), and permethrin (Abou-Donia et al.
2, 1990-July 31, 1991) 696,628 Troops believed to have been exposed to chemical warfare agents 100,000 Troops who received pyridostigmine bromide 250,000 Troops who received botulism vaccine 8,000 Troops who received anthrax vaccine 150,000 Troops believed to have been exposed to depleted uranium 436,000 Source: National Gulf War Resource Center Gulf theater troops filing disability claims with the VA 249,810 VA claims granted 192,024 VA claims denied 26,410 VA claims pending 31,376 Source: VA Office of Public Affairs, July 15, 2000
He had followed the mystery surrounding Gulf War illnesses and knew the troops had doused themselves, their clothing, and their tents with insecticides, including permethrin and Deet; he learned that some had also taken pyridostigmine bromide (PB), a prophylactic antidote to nerve gas.
Ross Perot, explored whether the syndrome could result from wartime exposure to the pesticides DEET and permethrin, which were used to protect troops from malaria and other insect-borne diseases, or an anti-nerve-gas agent called pyridostigmine bromide, which was widely used in the Gulf War.
Scientists tested three chemicals used during the Gulf War: pyridostigmine bromide, which was administered to protect against nerve gas exposure; DEET, an insect repellent; and permethrin, an insecticide.
Back then he approved the use of pyridostigmine bromide, an experimental drug issued to soldiers as a "pretreatment" against the effects of a possible nerve gas attack.
Global Pharmaceuticals is a leading distributor of pyridostigmine bromide, a key agent used in the treatment of Myasthenia Gravis.
Tenders are invited for Gmp Manufacturing Of Pyridostigmine Bromide 30 Mg Tablet Total 4,75,000 Tablets (In 10X10 Alu-Alu Packing Per Box)
Some of Zydus' recent launches include potassium chloride extended-release tablets 8mEq, etomidate injection, morphine sulfate extended-release tablets, isosorbide mononitrate extended-release tablets, and pyridostigmine bromide tablets.