pyridostigmine bromide


pyr·i·do·stig·mine bromide

noun \ˌpir-ə-dō-ˈstig-ˌmēn-\

Definition of PYRIDOSTIGMINE BROMIDE

:  a cholinergic drug C9H13BrN2O2 used especially in the treatment of myasthenia gravis and as a prophylactic against the effects of nerve gas —called also pyridostigmine

Origin of PYRIDOSTIGMINE BROMIDE

International Scientific Vocabulary pyridine + neostigmine
First Known Use: 1961

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