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What are drugs similar to physostigmine?
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Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Simon Kimm
Dr. Simon Kimm
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