Mestinon

 
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Without a Prescription

Mestinon is a type of a cholinergic agent. Mestinon is prescribed for the treatment of myasthenia gravis.

Mestinon is prescribed to decrease muscle weakness resulting from Myasthenia gravis.

Mestinon is prescribed to improve muscle strength in patients with a certain muscle disease (myasthenia gravis).

Mestinon is prescribed in the treatment of myasthenia gravis and to reverse the actions of muscle relaxants.

Dosage

Ask your pharmacist to tell you the correct dose of Mestinon that suits you best.

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include:
- Warm feeling;
- Vomiting;
- Trouble breathing;
- Sweating;
- Ringing in the ears;
- Restlessness;
- Nausea;
- Muscle weakness;
- Muscle cramps/weakness;
- Loss of consciousness;
- Inability to move;
- Greatly increased saliva/sweat/tears;
- Flushes;
- Fast/slow heartbeat;
- Dizziness;
- Diarrhea;
- Confusion;
- Blurred vision;
- Agitation;

Side Effects

Side effects may include:
- Weakness;
- Vomiting;
- Urticaria;
- Trouble breathing;
- Slurred speech;
- Slow heartbeat;
- Shortness of breath;
- Severe dizziness;
- Rash;
- New or increased muscle cramps/weakness/twitching;
- New or increased difficulty swallowing;
- Nausea;
- Muscle cramps;
- Itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat);
- Increased urination;
- Increased sweating;
- Increased saliva/mucus;
- Increased peristalsis;
- Increased bronchial secretions;
- Headache;
- Dizziness;
- Diarrhea;
- Decreased pupil size;
- Blurred vision;
- Allergic reactions;
- Abdominal cramps;
- Abdominal cramps and Diarrhea;

Brand Names

Other synonyms:
- Regonol;
- Pyridostigminum;
- Pyridostigmine;
- Pyridostigmine Bromine;
- Pyridine N-Oxide;
- Piridos;
- Kalymin;
- Mestinon;

Contraindications

Mestinon is contraindicated in urinary obstruction or mechanical intestinal, and particular caution should be used in its administration to patients with bronchial asthma.

Mestinon is contraindicated if you have:
- Vagotonia;
- Severe liver disease;
- Severe kidney disease;
- Recent coronary occlusion;
- Persistent runny nose;
- Peritonitis the mechanical obstruction of the intestinal or urinary tract;
- Peptic ulcer;
- Nasal Polyps;
- Hyperthyrodism;
- History reaction to bromides;
- Epilepsy;
- Decrease gastrointestinal motility or Megacolon;
- Cardiac;
- Bronchial asthma;
- Bradycardia;
- Asthma;
- Arrhythmias;
- Allergic to Mestinon;

Mestinon Drug Reactions

Inform your pharmacist if you are taking any of the following medicines:
- Streptomycin;
- Neostigmine;
- Neomycin;
- Muscle relaxants (Succinycholine Decamethonium);
- Local and some General anesthethics;
- Kanamycin;
- Antropine;
- Antiarrhythmic agents;
Without Prescription (2017)