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DISCLAIMER: The following information is aimed at consumers and is only intended for educational purposes. This information is not supposed to replace medical advice on your specific medical condition from your doctor. You should not delay in seeking medical advice or ignore advice you’ve received from a doctor because of the information here. This information does not guarantee that Mestinon SR is the right medication for you and you should always ask your doctor about medications before starting them.
Pyridostigmine (Mestinon SR) is a medication that is prescribed for the treatment of myasthenia gravis to help these patients improve muscular strength. Mestinon SR helps in stopping acetylcholine from breaking down in the body. Acetylcholine is a substance that is responsible for regular muscle function.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions while taking Mestinon SR. If you use the liquid version of Mestinon SR you should always use the spoon provided to measure your dose and never use a household spoon. If you are using the extended release tabs do not chew or crush them. This will heighten your chances of experiencing negative side effects. Take Mestinon SR consistently in order to get the best results; to help you remember take it at the same time every day. Do not adjust your dose or take more or less of your medication without talking to your doctor first. If you take the Mestinon SR tablets know that they may experience discolouration due to moisture. This doesn’t affect how the medication worse. If your condition gets worse or doesn’t improve, talk to your doctor.
Though there are some medications that shouldn’t be used together, there are some cases where you can still take both medications even though an interaction might occur. These cases will likely require your doctor to change your dosage or the schedule on which you take your medications. Ensure you keep a list of the medications you take and tell all of your doctors about all of the medications so that you can avoid negative drug interactions. This list is not exhaustive so ensure that you check about drug interactions with your doctor before starting Mestinon SR.
Using Mestinon SR with any of the following medications is not recommended and your doctor will likely decide to either change the medications you already take or choose an alternative to Mestinon SR.
It is not usually recommended to take Mestinon SR with the following medications, but in some cases it may be required. Your doctor will appropriately adjust your dosages or how often you take these medicines.
- Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
- Leuprolide (Lupron)
- Sertraline (Zoloft)
- Solifenacin (Vesicare)
- Ticagrelor (Brilinta)
- Venlafaxine (Effexor)
Some medications shouldn’t be used when eating or with certain types of food. Certain medications may interact negatively with alcohol or tobacco. Using Mestinon SR with the following is not generally recommended but in some cases may be unavoidable. Talk to your doctor to find out what solution will work best for you.
- Bitter Orange
- Grapefruit Juice
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PYRIDOSTIGMINE – ORAL