A 37-year-old member asked:
what are drugs similar to physostigmine?
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Dr. Simon Kimm answered
15 years experience Urology
Several drugs. : Physostigmine is an inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase, increasing the availability of acetylcholine. It is used to treat myasthenia gravis, alzheimer's disease & glaucoma. Other carbamates include neostigmine, pyridostigmine, ambenonium demarcarium, & rivastigmine. Edrophonium has a similar mechanism of action.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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