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Side effect(s) of Pyridostigmine

Read the side effects of Pyridostigmine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Musculoskeletal- Muscle cramps, muscle twitch and weakness.

Gastrointestinal- Increased saliva formation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps.

Eye- Contraction of the pupil.

Miscellaneous- Increased sweating.



Other Precautions : *Avoid taking 2 doses at a time.

Drug Name : Pyridostigmine

Pyridostigmine(Mestinon) generic is an anticholinesterase, prescribed for decreasing muscle weakness resulting from myasthenia gravis. It works by improving nerve impulses in muscles so that the muscles are better able to work.
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Trade Names for Pyridostigmine

International : 

Mestinon
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