Mestinon

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PYRIDOSTIGMINE - ORAL

Common Brand Name(s): Mestinon
Phonetic Pronunciation: (pir-id-oh-STIG-meen)
Information last revised June 2010

What does PYRIDOSTIGMINE-ORAL look like?

Uses:

Pyridostigmine is used to improve muscle strength in patients with a certain muscle disease (myasthenia gravis). It works by preventing the breakdown of a certain natural substance (acetylcholine) in your body. Acetylcholine is needed for normal muscle function.
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