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Prostig may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Prostig may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing... View More
Prostig is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Prostig alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and rea... View More
Prostig should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prostig may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular monit... View More
Prostig is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prostig may not be needed in the... View More
Prostig is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of myasthenia gravis (a disease causing muscle weakness and tiredness), paralytic ileus (paraly... View More
Uses of Prostig
- Myasthenia gravis
- Paralytic ileus
- Post-operative urinary retention
- Reversal of effect of skeletal muscle relaxant after surgery
Side effects of Prostig
- Abdominal cramp
How to use Prostig
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Prostig may be taken with ... View More
How Prostig works
Prostig is a reversible cholinesterase inhibitor. When taken by mouth it increases the level of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger in the brain, by sup... View More
What if you forget to take Prostig?
If you miss a dose of Prostig, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
- Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine as it may worsen the side effects.
- Inform your doctor if you have an existing kidney problem, parkinson's disease, asthma, or stomach disorders.
Myasthenia gravis, Paralytic ileus, Post-op urinary retention, Reversal of nondepolarising neuromuscular blockade
Parenteral Myasthenia gravis Adult: 0.5-2.5 mg by IM or SC inj, doses are given at intervals according to response up to a total daily dose of 5-20 mg... View More
Parenteral Myasthenia gravis Child: <12 yr 0.2-0.5 mg, repeated at suitable intervals throughout the day. Paralytic ileus and postoperative urinary... View More
Renal impairment: Dose adjustment may be required.
Mechanical GI or urinary tract obstruction, peritonitis.
Mode of Action
Neostigmine reversibly inhibits acetylcholinesterase and thus potentiates the nicotinic and muscarinic effects of acetylcholine. This facilitates the tr... View More
Patient w/ bronchial asthma, CV disorders (e.g. bradycardia, recent MI, hypotension), peptic ulcer disease, vagotonia, epilepsy, parkinsonism, hyperthyr... View More
Allergic: Allergic reactions and anaphylaxis Neurologic: Dizziness, convulsions, loss of consciousness, drowsiness, headache, dysarthria, miosis and vi... View More
May reduce effects of anticholinergics. May increase effects of cholinergic agonists. Increased risk of bradycardia with digoxin, diltiazem, verapamil o... View More
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