pyridostigmine

noun pyr·i·do·stig·mine \ ˌpir-ə-dō-ˈstig-ˌmēn \
variants: or pyridostigmine bromide

Definition of pyridostigmine

:a drug that is an anticholinesterase administered in the form of its bromide C9H13BrN2O2 especially in the treatment of myasthenia gravis and as a prophylactic against the effects of nerve gas exposure

Origin and Etymology of pyridostigmine

International Scientific Vocabulary pyridine + neostigmine


Medical Dictionary

pyridostigmine

noun pyr·i·do·stig·mine \ ˌpir-əd-ō-ˈstig-ˌmēn \

medical Definition of pyridostigmine

:a drug that is an anticholinesterase administered in the form of its bromide C9H13BrN2O2 especially in the treatment of myasthenia gravis — see mestinon

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