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Descriptor English: Pyridostigmine Bromide
Descriptor Spanish: Bromuro de Piridostigmina
Descriptor Portuguese: Brometo de Piridostigmina
Descriptor French: Bromure de pyridostigmine
Entry term(s): Bromide, Pyridostigmine
Mestinon
Pyridostigmine
Tree number(s): D03.383.725.762.740
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011729
Scope note: A cholinesterase inhibitor with a slightly longer duration of action than NEOSTIGMINE. It is used in the treatment of myasthenia gravis and to reverse the actions of muscle relaxants.
Annotation: a cholinesterase inhib
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Registry Number: KVI301NA53
CAS Type 1 Name: Pyridinium, 3-(((dimethylamino)carbonyl)oxy)-1-methyl-, bromide
Public MeSH Note: 65; PYRIDOSTIGMINE was see under PARASYMPATHOMIMETICS 1963-64
History Note: 65; PYRIDOSTIGMINE was see under PARASYMPATHOMIMETICS 1963-64
DeCS ID: 12166
Unique ID: D011729
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Pyridostigmine Bromide - Preferred
Concept UI M0018238
Scope note A cholinesterase inhibitor with a slightly longer duration of action than NEOSTIGMINE. It is used in the treatment of myasthenia gravis and to reverse the actions of muscle relaxants.
Preferred term Pyridostigmine Bromide
Entry term(s) Bromide, Pyridostigmine
Pyridostigmine - Broader
Concept UI M0018237
Preferred term Pyridostigmine
Mestinon - Narrower
Concept UI M0018239
Preferred term Mestinon



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