What is Tilstigmin (Neostigmin) used for?
Tilstigmin 15 (Neostigmin) is prescribed for the treatment of conditions causing extreme or chronic weakness in the muscles (such as Myasthenia gravis). This works by preventing the breakdown of chemicals in the body which are essential for normal muscle function. This improves muscle function and allows more natural movement of the body.
How should I use Tilstigmin (Neostigmin)?
Tilstigmin 15 (Neostigmin) should be taken orally with a full glass of water, with or without food. Dosage depends on age and the severity of symptoms. For adults, a typical dosage is 15mg taken 2 to 3 times a day. This may be increased by your physician if your response is unsatisfactory or your symptoms are worsen. The maximum daily dosage for adults is 300mg, which should never be exceeded. Children should follow the instructions of your physician as the dosage is based on weight.
What are the side effects of Tilstigmin (Neostigmin)?
Side effects may be experienced by patients taking Tilstigmin 15 (Neostigmin). If you experience any of the effects listed below or if they become persistent or worry you, it is important to let your physician know as soon as possible. These may indicate further problems or require immediate medical attention.
If you have any medical condition causing digestive tract blockage or obstruction of the urinary tract, inform your physician before using Tilstigmin 15 (Neostigmin). Also inform your physician of any digestive tract problems you have had in the past, including ulcers or intense discomfort.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Tilstigmin 15 (Neostigmin). 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 swallow.