Medicine : Gravitor Tab

Name:Gravitor Tab
Manufacturer:Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Generic Use:Pyridostigmine
Composition:Pyridostigmine(60 Mg)

Generic ( Pyridostigmine )

Typical use Of Pyridostigmine :Myasthenia Gravis, Paralytic Ileus, Postoperative Non Obstructive Urinary Retention, Constipation With Parkinsons Disease And Nerve Gas Poisoning. It Is Ideal To Control The Muscle Movements Of Eyes, Cheeks And Lips Where Voluntary Control Is Lost.
Mechanism of action of Pyridostigmine :Pyridostigmine Bromide Is A Potent Reversible Inhibitor Of Acetylcholinesterase, The Enzyme Responsible For Destroying Acetylcholine. Inhibiting The Enzyme Allows Free Transmission Of Nerve Impulses Across The Neuromuscular Junction. Pyridostigmine Bromide Has A Carbonyl Ester Linkage That Is Hydrolysed By Acetylcholinesterase But Much More Slowly Than Is Acetylcholine Itself.
Drug Interaction of Pyridostigmine :Quaternary Ammonium Ions Are Poorly Absorbed And Their Absorption May Be Completely Inhibited By Bulk Laxatives Eg, Methylcellulose.
Side effects of Pyridostigmine :Bradycardia, Diarrhea, Dizziness, Sweating, Abdominal Pain, Salivation, Depolarizing Block.


How Pyridostigmine will impact on Pregnancy ?

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How Pyridostigmine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

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Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Pyridostigmine

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