PyrostigTM Tablets is used in the treatment of myasthenia gravis, paralytic ileus, postoperative urinary retention.
Dosage & Administration
Myasthenia Gravis: Adults: 60 mg orally 3 times daily. Increase dose as needed in intervals of at least 48 hours. Results of dose adjustments may take several days to become apparent. Effective doses have range from 60 mg to 1500 mg per day in 3 to 6 divided doses. Neonates: 5 mg every 4 to 6 hours. Children: 7 mg/kg daily in 5-6 divided doses. Other Indications: Adults: Usual dose is 1 to 4 tablets. Children: Dosage is 15 to 60 mg. The frequency of doses may vary according to the needs of the patient.
PyrostigTM is mainly excreted unchanged by the kidney. Therefore, lower doses may be required in patients with renal disease, and treatment should be based on titration of drug dosage to effect.