Distinon 60mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:41 am

Distinon 60mg Tablet

Uses of Distinon 60mg Tablet

Distinon 60mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Myasthenia Gravis (Muscle Disease), to Reverse the Effects of Neuromuscular Blockers

Side effects of Distinon 60mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Distinon 60mg Tablet are – Increased Salivation, Lacrimation, Miosis, Abdominal Cramps, Diarrhea, Increased Peristalsis, Nausea, Vomiting, Urinary Frequency, Incontinence, or Urgency, Fasciculations, Muscle Spasms or Weakness, Increased Tracheobronchial Secretions, Diaphoresis

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Distinon 60mg Tablet

Do not use Distinon 60mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Pyridostigmine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Distinon 60mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Distinon 60mg Tablet works

Distinon 60mg Tablet contains – Pyridostigmine

Pyridostigmine works by slowing the breakdown of acetylcholine when it is released from nerve endings.

Dosage of Distinon 60mg Tablet

The dosage of Distinon 60mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Distinon 60mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Distinon 60mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

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Drug :- aminoglycosides systemic, anesthetics hydrocarbon inhalation, capreomycin, lidocaine I.V., lincomycins, polymyxins, quinine: Possibly antagonized effect of pyridostigmine on skeletal muscle, possibly decreased neuromuscular blocking activity of these drugs with large doses of pyridostigmine.

anesthetics local: Inhibited neuronal transmission, increased anesthesia effects.

anticholinergics: Possibly masked pyridostigmine overdose, reduced intestinal motility.

cholinesterase inhibitors: Increased risk of additive toxicity.

edrophonium: Possibly worsening of status.

guanadrel, guanethidine, mecamylamine, neuromuscular blockers, procainamide: Possibly prolonged phase I blocking effect or reversal of nondepolarization blockade.

quinidine, trimethaphan: Possibly antagonized effects of pyridostigmine.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.