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Pyridostigmine, Pyridostigmine Bromide

  • Indications
  1. Significantly enhances post-exposure antidote for Soman
  2. Does not enhance antidote for other Nerve Agents
  3. Raises Soman LD50 by several fold
  1. Pyridostigmine 30 mg PO every 8 hours before exposure
  1. Pyridostigmine does not protect against exposure
  2. Nerve Agent Exposures must be treated with Antidote
  • References
  1. (1998) USAMRICD Chemical Casualties Handbook, p. 58-9