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 pyridostigmine

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  • 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

  • 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] …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyridostigmine bromide — A cholinesterase inhibitor useful in the treatment of myasthenia gravis and to reverse the neuromuscular block produced by curare and similar agents at the termination of a surgical procedure. * * * pyr·i·do·stig·mine bro·mide (pir″ĭ… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pyridostigmine — Systematic (IUPAC) name 3 [(dimethylcarbamoyl)oxy] 1 methylpyridinium Clinical data Trade names Mestinon …   Wikipedia

  • pyridostigmine — noun see pyridostigmine bromide …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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

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