Active ingredients: pyridostigmine
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 3 AUGUST 1992: Mestinon is useful in the treatment of myasthenia gravis.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 24 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Cylindrical, biconvex, white - almost white tablet. no imprint.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient pyridostigmine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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Mestinon Tablets - myDr.com.au
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Myasthenia gravis - myDr.com.au
Myasthenia gravis is a chronic muscle disease that produces weakness and abnormally rapid fatigue of the voluntary muscles.
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