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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
37 years experience Anesthesiology
Anticholinesterase: neostigmine inhibits the activity of the enzyme responsible for breaking down the acetylcholine, the ubiquitous neurotranmitter. In anesthesia it is c ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Yes!: acetyl choline is the neurotransmitter across the neuromuscular junction. It is removed by hydrolysis. Neostimine slows this process and therefore inc ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Hypotension: neostigmine isn't used in hypotensive crisis, read this: https://books.google.com/books?id=5zd_W_PUwvYC&pg=PA193&lpg=PA193&dq=hypotensive ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
46 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: This may be necessary. To goal is to address the cause of the low blood pressure. For example, if due to acute bleeding, replacement of blood volume i ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Harm to the : developing embyro, from the medication, would the concern. So follow your doctor's advice.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Effect on the fetus: I assume that your doctor is warning you about the possible effect the medication may have on the developing fetus. If possible, it is wise to get th ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
47 years experience Cardiology
Neostigmine: Causes slowing of the heart rate.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Nature to medicine: Some of these are products naturally found in our environment which are derived from bacteria or plants which have toxic and potentially lethal side e ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
HyPOtensive crisis?: I've never heard of hyPOtensive crisis. HyPERtensive crisis, yes. When someone's blood pressure is dangerously low, that's called "shock." There's hem ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Gitelman
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Doesn't get in brain: Neostigmine's chemical structure (quaternary amine) does not allow it to cross the blood brain barrier, so it does not affect cholinesterases in the b ... Read More
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