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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Pyridostigmine (Overview)

Pyridostigmine is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ears, nose, throat agents.


Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
34 doctors shared insights

Pyridostigmine (Overview)

Pyridostigmine is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ears, nose, throat agents.


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I started mestinon (pyridostigmine) 5 days ago. 30mg tid. An hour after taking it, i get nervous, almost an anxiety feeling in my chest. Could this be a side effect?

I started mestinon (pyridostigmine) 5 days ago. 30mg tid. An hour after taking it, i get nervous, almost an anxiety feeling in my chest. Could this be a side effect?

Mestinon (pyridostigmine): Mestinon (pyridostigmine) stimulates cholinergic nerve receptors, which can affect your GI system, heart rhythm, breathing, sweating, and vision. Nervousness and anxiety are not usual side effects of this medication. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of mestinon (pyridostigmine)?

What are the side effects of mestinon (pyridostigmine)?

Many: The serious reactions include arrhythmias, hypotension, syncope, bronchospasm, respiratory arrest, pulmonary edema, cardiac arrest, av block, bradycardia, paralysis, seizures, the common reactions include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, dyspepsia, headache, dizziness, hypersalivation, runny nose, muscle cramps, nausea/vomiting, blurred vision, fatigue, urinary frequency and others. ...Read more

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What is pyridostigmine used for?

Pyridostigmine use?: Used to improve muscle strength.

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Symptoms of mestinon (pyridostigmine)?

Symptoms of mestinon (pyridostigmine)?

Side Effects?: If you are asking about side effects, the following are common adverse effects: loose stools/diarrhea, abdominal cramps, flatulence, heartburn, dizziness, sweating, excessive salivation, runny nose, muscle cramps, nausea/vomiting, increase urination, increase tearing, blurred vision, numbness in the skin, tiredness, and rash. There are other side effects. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What amount is 180mg of mestinon (pyridostigmine)?

Mestinon (pyridostigmine): In the Timespan Tablet form, it is equivalent to 60mg. of the Conventional Tablet form. ...Read more

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How long is mestinon (pyridostigmine) active in your system once taken?

How long is mestinon (pyridostigmine) active in your system once taken?

3-6 hours: Hi. For the regular Mestinon (pyridostigmine) (immediate release), the effect generally lasts 3 to 6 hours. For the extended release, it's about 8 to 12 hours. I hope it's helping your MG. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Mestinon (Definition)

Mestinon is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more