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MESTINON TIMESPAN
Myasthenia gravis
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Drug Name:

MESTINON TIMESPAN Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Pyridostigmine bromide 180mg; sust rel scored tabs.

Company:
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for MESTINON TIMESPAN:

Myasthenia gravis.

Adult:

Usually: 1–3 tabs 1–2 times daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Intestinal or urinary obstruction.

Warnings/Precautions:

Bronchial asthma. Monitor for cholinergic and myasthenic crisis, differentiate and treat (see literature). Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Reversal of nondepolarizing muscle relaxants. Antagonized by atropine.

See Also:

MESTINON

MESTINON SYRUP

Pharmacological Class:

Cholinesterase inhibitor.

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset, increased salivation and bronchial secretions, miosis and diaphoresis, muscle cramps, fasciculation and weakness.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100, 500; Syrup—pt; Timespan—100

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