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 (nē′ō-stĭg′mēn, -mĭn)
A cholinesterase inhibitor that is given in the form of a bromide salt, C12H19BrN2O2, or a methyl sulfate, C13H22N2O6S, used to treat myasthenia gravis and muscle atony and to reverse the effects of muscle relaxants after surgery.

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(Pharmacology) pharmacol a cholinergic drug which acts as a muscle stimulant and is used primarily to treat myasthenia gravis
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(ˌni oʊˈstɪg min, -mɪn)

a synthetic anticholinesterase, C12H19N2O2, used in the treatment of myasthenia gravis, glaucoma, and postoperative urinary bladder distention.
[1940–45; neo- + (physo)stigmine]
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Noun1.neostigmine - a cholinergic drug (trade name Prostigmin) used to treat some ophthalmic conditions and to treat myasthenia gravis
anticholinesterase - a medicine that inhibits cholinesterase by combining with it and so has a cholinergic effect
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n neostigmina
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For possible triggers, there might be an unpredictable sensitivity towards non-depolarizing muscle relaxants leading to postoperative prolonged block which may occur after reversal with neostigmine (7).
Comparison of sugammadex versus neostigmine costs and respiratory complications in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea.
The other medications such as neostigmine, pyridostigmine, cisapride, trimebutine maleate, metoclopramide, dom-peridone, and laxatives were given according to the standard pediatric doses.
The expired medicines included 11,600 pieces of calcium chloride at PIC, 464 insulin human and 4075 crape bandage at Services Hospital, 3,233 methyl prednisolone acetate at Govt Nawaz Sharif Teaching Hospital Yakki Gate, 21 streptokinase at Govt Said Mitha Hospital (Lahore), 797 glycopyrolate, 2,588 zinc sulphate, 20 blood bags, 4,345 neostigmine and 34,079 lignocaine gel at Nishter Hospital Multan, 85,280 tablets of Thyroxine at DHQ Teaching Hospital Gujranwala, 51,600 ranitidine and 1,040 lipid infusion at DHQ Teaching Hospital Sargodha and 100 sodium bicarbonate at Govt Sardar Begum teaching Hospital Sialkot.
Reddy's Labs, which launched generic neostigmine methylsulfate injection in the U.S.
(BSE: 500124) (NSE: DRREDDY) (NYSE: RDY) has launched of Neostigmine Methylsulfate Injection, USP, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Bloxiverz (Neostigmine Methylsulfate) Injection approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), the company said.
Neostigmine 0.5 mg at 30-min intervals preceded by atropine was also instilled six times.
[2] Intrathecal administration of cholinesterase inhibitor, neostigmine administered intrathecally in lower doses has been shown to produce analgesia without any adverse effects in lower limb orthopaedic surgery.
The most effective pharmacological agent is neostigmine, given intravenously at a dose of 2 mg over 3-5 min and repeated once if required in 2-3 hours [11].
Indeed, just recently, we have demonstrated that administration of neostigmine, the AChE inhibitor unable to reach the brain parenchyma, may successfully reverse some negative effects of inflammation on the GnRH neurons [16].
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