Myostigmin 0.5mg Injection 1ml is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of myasthenia gravis (a disease-causing muscle weakness and tiredness), paralytic ileus (paralysis of intestinal muscles), postoperative urinary retention, and for reversal of effect of skeletal muscle relaxants after surgery.
Myostigmin 0.5mg Injection 1ml works by reducing and improving muscle weakness. It is given as an injection under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment and never stop this suddenly without talking to your doctor. However, before taking this medicine it is better to inform your doctor if you are suffering from any kidney disease, Parkinson’s disease, asthma, or stomach disorders.
The most common side effects of this medicine are slow heart rate, nausea, and
vomiting. If you any other symptoms which you think are caused by the medicine, you should let your doctor know. They may be able to suggest ways to reduce or prevent the side effects. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult the doctor before taking this medicine.
USES OF MYOSTIGMIN INJECTION
- Treatment of Myasthenia gravis
- Treatment of Paralytic ileus
- Treatment of Post-operative urinary retention
- Reversal of effect of skeletal muscle relaxant after surgery
BENEFITS OF MYOSTIGMIN INJECTION
In Treatment of Myasthenia gravis
In Treatment of Paralytic ileus
In Treatment of Post-operative urinary retention
In Reversal of effect of skeletal muscle relaxant after surgery
SIDE EFFECTS OF MYOSTIGMIN INJECTION
Common side effects of Myostigmin
- Slow heart rate
HOW TO USE MYOSTIGMIN INJECTION
HOW MYOSTIGMIN INJECTION WORKS
Regular monitoring of kidney function test and some blood tests may advised while you are taking this medicine.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE MYOSTIGMIN INJECTION?
FAQ’s ABOUT MYOSTIGMIN 0.5MG INJECTION 1ML
Q. Is Myostigmin 0.5mg Injection 1ml a steroid?
A: No, Myostigmin 0.5mg Injection 1ml is not a steroid. It belongs to cholinesterase inhibitor group of medicines. Myostigmin 0.5mg Injection 1ml work by preventing the breakdown of a chemical called acetylcholine.
Q. Does it cause weight gain?
A: No, Myostigmin 0.5mg Injection 1ml does not cause weight gain. Your weight gain may be due to inactivity related to muscle weakness in myasthenia gravis.
Q. Is Myostigmin 0.5mg Injection 1ml safe to use?
A: Yes, Myostigmin 0.5mg Injection 1ml is safe if used in the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor.