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 award notice: Conclusion of non-exclusive discount agreements pursuant to section 130a (8) sgb v on medicines containing the active substance pyridostigmine (atc code: N07aa02) as part of an open-house model.
The patients all received conventional systemic therapy including IVIG, pyridostigmine, and steroids.
Her ocular and bulbar symptoms, as well as her limb weakness improved with intravenous immunoglobulin treatment, pyridostigmine and corticosteroids therapy.
In addition, pyridostigmine bromide was used as a prophylactic agent against potential nerve agent exposure (NASEM, 2016).
We consequently made a diagnosis of MG and acute leptospirosis and initiated treatment with pyridostigmine bromide and intravenous ceftriaxone.
The other medications such as neostigmine, pyridostigmine, cisapride, trimebutine maleate, metoclopramide, dom-peridone, and laxatives were given according to the standard pediatric doses.
We started oral pyridostigmine 0.5 mg/kg/day every 6 hours and gradually increased the dose to 1 mg/kg/day every 6 hours over several days.
Anticholinesterase drugs are the first-line approach for managing symptoms, (5) with pyridostigmine bromide (mestinon) the most commonly used.
(13,16) Midodrine can be used as monotherapy or in combination with fludrocortisone or, in low dosages, with pyridostigmine. (19,31) Adverse events include urinary urgency or retention (6%), piloerection (13%), pruritus/tingling (mostly of scalp; 9% to 10%), and chills (5%).
Comparison of pyridostigmine and bisacodyl in the treatment of refractory chronic constipation.
Pyridostigmine bromide (90 mg/day) treatment was started for the patient.