noun see pyridostigmine bromide

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  • pyridostigmine — pyr·i·do·stig·mine .pir əd ō stig .mēn n a cholinergic drug that is administered in the form of its bromide C9H13BrN2O2 esp. in the treatment of myasthenia gravis see MESTINON * * * n. an anticholinesterase drug used in the treatment of… …   Medical dictionary

  • pyridostigmine — [ˌpɪrɪdə(ʊ) stɪgmi:n] noun Medicine a synthetic compound related to neostigmine, with similar but weaker and longer acting effects. Origin 1950s: blend of pyridine and neostigmine …   English new terms dictionary

  • pyridostigmine — n. an anticholinesterase drug used in the treatment of myasthenia gravis. It is administered by mouth; side effects may include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, sweating, and increased salivation. Trade names: Mestinon …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • pyridostigmine —  n.f. Antidote utilisé pour se protéger des effets de certains gaz de combat …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • pyridostigmine — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyridostigmine bromide — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary pyridine + neostigmine Date: 1961 a cholinergic drug C9H13BrN2O2 used especially in the treatment of myasthenia gravis and as a prophylactic against the effects of nerve gas called also… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pyridostigmine bromide — /pir i doh stig meen/, Pharm. a cholinesterase inhibitor, C9H13BrN2O2, used in its bromide form in the treatment of myasthenia gravis. [1960 65; PYRID(INE) + O + (PHYSO)STIGMINE] * * * …   Universalium

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