Pyridostigmine Coupon - Pyridostigmine 60mg tablet

Generic Mestinon

PYRIDOSTIGMINE can help with muscle strength. It is used to treat myasthenia gravis. Compare cholinesterase inhibitors.
Pyridostigmine Coupon - Pyridostigmine 60mg tablet

Pyridostigmine Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.

Wear a medical ID bracelet or chain, and carry a card that describes your disease and details of your medicine and dosage times.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Symptoms of overdose

Blurred vision

clumsiness or unsteadiness


convulsions (seizures)

diarrhea (severe)

increase in bronchial secretions or watering of mouth (excessive)

increasing muscle weakness (especially in the arms, neck, shoulders, and tongue)

muscle cramps or twitching

nausea or vomiting (severe)

shortness of breath, troubled breathing, wheezing, or tightness in chest

slow heartbeat

slurred speech

stomach cramps or pain (severe)

unusual irritability, nervousness, restlessness, or fear

unusual tiredness or weakness

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:


Redness, swelling, or pain at place of injection (for pyridostigmine injection only)

skin rash (does not apply to ambenonium)

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common


increased sweating

increased watering of mouth

nausea or vomiting

stomach cramps or pain

Less common

Frequent urge to urinate

increase in bronchial secretions

unusually small pupils

unusual watering of eyes

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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