Medicine : Gravitor Tab

Name:Gravitor Tab
Manufacturer:Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Generic Use:Pyridostigmine
Composition:Pyridostigmine(60 Mg)
Substitutes:mestinon (60mg) , pyrido (60mg) , distinon (60mg) , trostigmin fc(60mg) , mustone (60mg) , gravitor (60mg) , myestin (60mg) , gravitor tab

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 ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Pyridostigmine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Pyridostigmine

No Studies Found