Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Aricept
  2. Exelon
  3. Mestinon
  4. Mestinon Timespan
  5. Prostigmin Bromide
  6. Razadyne
  7. Razadyne ER
  8. Razadyne IR

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Reminyl

Descriptions


Antimyasthenics are given by mouth or by injection to treat myasthenia gravis. Neostigmine may also be given by injection as a test for myasthenia gravis. Sometimes neostigmine is given by injection to prevent or treat certain urinary tract or intestinal disorders. In addition, neostigmine or pyridostigmine may be given by injection as an antidote to certain types of muscle relaxants used in surgery.

These medicines are available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Syrup
  • Tablet, Extended Release
  • Capsule, Extended Release
  • Solution
  • Tablet, Disintegrating
  • Capsule