MYESTIN 60MG TAB
MYESTIN 60MG TAB
- Additional information
What is Pyridostigmine for:
This medication 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.
How does Pyridostigmine work:
Pyridostigmine makes the muscles stronger.
How should Pyridostigmine be used:
Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach. Long-acting products: Swallow whole. Do not chew, break, or crush. There is a liquid (syrup) if you cannot swallow pills. Those who have feeding tubes may also use the liquid. Flush the feeding tube before and after this drug is given. – Shot: – It is given as a shot into a muscle or vein. It is given into a vein for a period of time.
Common side effects of Pyridostigmine :
Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Belly pain. Loose stools (diarrhea).
What do I do if I miss a dose
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.
What precautions should I take when taking Pyridostigmine :
If you have an allergy to pyridostigmine or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have bowel block or trouble passing urine.
When do I need to seek medical help
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Big change in balance. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Pyridostigmine 60 MG