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Mestinon

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Mestinon (pyridostigmine) inhibits the destruction of acetylcholine by cholinesterase and thereby permits freer transmission of nerve impulses across the neuromuscular junction. Pyridostigmine is an analog of neostigmine (Prostigmin®), but differs from it in certain clinically significant respects; for example, pyridostigmine is characterized by a longer duration of action and fewer gastrointestinal side effects.

Last reviewed on RxList: 8/15/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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