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Mestinon

  • Indications
  • Components
  1. Neostigmine
  2. Pyridostigmine
  • Mechanism
  1. Anticholinesterase medications
  • Dosing
  1. Mestinon 60-120 mg every 3-4 hours
  2. Doses exceeding 120 mg q3 hours are not more effective
  • Adverse effects (Especially at higher dose)
  1. Gastrointestinal side effects
  2. Muscle Fasciculations
  3. Eye tearing
  • Efficacy
  1. Not often effective as monotherapy in Myasthenia Gravis