Gravitor (Pyridostigmine Bromide BP)
What is Gravitor (Pyridostigmine Bromide BP) used for?
Gravitor (Pyridostigmine Bromide BP) is given as a treatment for a disease affecting the muscles known as myasthenia gravis. This drug prevents the natural substance in the body responsible for normal muscular function from being broken down.
How should I use Gravitor (Pyridostigmine Bromide BP) ?
Patients who have been prescribed Gravitor (Pyridostigmine Bromide BP) should follow all instructions provided to them by their physician. The exact dosage required depends on a number of factors, and will be decided by your physician. You should note that your physician may also alter your dosage from time to time, depending on your response to treatment. He or she may ask you to keep a written record of your response to each dose, and whether or not you noticed any side effects.
What are the side effects of Gravitor (Pyridostigmine Bromide BP) ?
Some side effects of Gravitor (Pyridostigmine Bromide BP) include:
If you notice muscular cramps, breathlessness, a slow heartbeat or any other more serious side effects, you should inform your physician immediately.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Gravitor (Pyridostigmine Bromide BP). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.