- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 Precautions for GLYCOPYROLATE AND NEOSTIGMIN 0.5MG/2.5MG INJ and its Constituents
- 5 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 6 Common Side-Effects
- 7 Serious Side-Effects
- 8 Disease Interactions
- 9 Technical Classification
- 10 Available Alternatives for GLYCOPYROLATE AND NEOSTIGMIN 0.5MG/2.5MG INJ
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OverviewGLYCOPYROLATE AND NEOSTIGMIN 0.5MG/2.5MG INJ is a Schedule H drug.
GLYCOPYROLATE AND NEOSTIGMIN 0.5MG/2.5MG INJ is composed of: NEOSTIGMINE (2.5 MG), GLYCOPYRROLATE (0.5 MG)
This medication is a cholinesterase inhibitor, prescribed for Myasthenia Gravis. It inhibits the chemicals, which brings non-communication between the nervous and the muscular system. Neostigmine enhances the muscular movements in case of Myasthenia Gravis condition.
which help to increase a natural chemical in your body that stimulates muscle movement
Glycopyrrolate reduces the secretions of certain organs in the body. Glycopyrrolate helps to control conditions such as peptic ulcers that involve excessive stomach acid production. This medication is a muscarinic anticholinergic agent. Glycopyrrolate is also used to reduce drooling in children ages 3 to 16 who have certain medical conditions, such as cerebral palsy.
UsageNEOSTIGMINE is generally used to treat: Myasthenia Gravis, Paralytic Ileus
NEOSTIGMINE can address symptoms like: Arms Weakness, Legs Weakness, Eyes Double Vision (without One Eye Covered), Slurred Speech, Eyes Drooping Eyelid, Shortness Of Breath, Difficulty Swallowing, Fatigue (tiredness), Muffled Voice
GLYCOPYRROLATE is generally used to treat: Peptic Ulcer
GLYCOPYRROLATE can address symptoms like: Abdomen Pain, Drooling
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 2month
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Precautions for GLYCOPYROLATE AND NEOSTIGMIN 0.5MG/2.5MG INJ and its Constituents
- Use this medicine (neostigmine tablets) as ordered by your doctor. Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach.
- Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else’s drugs.
- You may need to stop using the medicine for a short time in case of a surgery.
- Use neostigmine with caution if you have epilepsy, bronchial asthma, bradycardia, recent coronary occlusion, vagotonia, hyperthyroidism, cardiac arrhythmias, peptic ulcer.
- Avoid taking large doses of neostigmine in situations where there might be an increased absorption rate from the intestinal tract.
- Use with caution when neostigmine is given along with anticholinergic drugs because of decreased GI motility.Do not drive or operate machinery as neostigmine can cause blurred vision or impaired thinking.
- Do not drink alcohol while taking neostigmine as it may worsen the side effects.
- Take precautions while taking neostigmine as over dosage of neostigmine can cause extreme muscle weakness.
- Before taking glycopyrrolate, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
- Caution should be exercised in patients with history of pregnancy, breastfeeding, heart disease, increased level of thyroid hormone, liver or kidney impairment, enlarged prostate, diarrhea, fever, children and elderly people.
- This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy or blur your vision. Alcohol can make you more dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness or clear vision until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.
- Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially drowsiness, confusion, unusual excitement, constipation, and urination problems.
- During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
- It may cause ileus (abruption of gastrointestinal motor activity) or megacolon in patients with ulcerative colitis.
Symptoms of OverdosageNEOSTIGMINE over-dosage can result in: Constipation, Difficulty Urinating, Dry Mouth, Eyes Enlarged (dilated) Pupils
GLYCOPYRROLATE over-dosage can result in: Weakness (generalized), Eyes Enlarged (dilated) Pupils, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs)
Common Side-EffectsNEOSTIGMINE : Diarrhoea, Vision Problems, Head Headache, Dizziness, Abdomen Upset Stomach, Dry Mouth, Difficulty Sleeping, Excessive Mouth Watering, Nausea, Vomit, Abdomen Stomach Cramps, Irregular Heartbeat
GLYCOPYRROLATE : Febrile Convulsions, Seizure, Skin Rash, Abdomen Pain, Chest Pain, Confusion, Dizziness, Dry Mouth, Fainting, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Lightheadedness, Rapid Breathing, Shortness Of Breath, Eyes Sunken Eyes, Increased Thirst, Vomit, Wheezing
Serious Side-EffectsNEOSTIGMINE : Anaphylaxis, Blood Pressure, Low, Respiratory Failure, Asthma, Flatulence, Fainting, Difficulty Breathing, Joint Pain, Frequent Urination, Body Excessive Sweating
GLYCOPYRROLATE : Body Pain, Chills, Constipation, Cough, Decreased Urination, Difficulty Urinating, Difficulty Breathing, Fever, Head Headache, Loss Of Voice, Nasal Congestion, Pain With Urination, Runny Nose, Sneezing, Throat Soreness
Disease InteractionsGLYCOPYRROLATE can interfere with: Heart Arrhythmias, Tardive Dyskinesia, Diarrhoea, Psychosis, Glaucoma, Hypertension, Fever
Technical ClassificationNEOSTIGMINE is categorized as:
- CHOLINERGIC MUSCLE STIMULANTS / MISCELLANEOUS AGENTS
- MISCELLANEOUS GENITOURINARY TRACT AGENTS / GENITOURINARY TRACT AGENTS
GLYCOPYRROLATE is categorized as: ANTICHOLINERGIC BRONCHODILATORS / BRONCHODILATORS / RESPIRATORY AGENTS
Available Alternatives for GLYCOPYROLATE AND NEOSTIGMIN 0.5MG/2.5MG INJ
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|GLYCOPYROLATE AND NEOSTIGMIN 0.5MG/2.5MG INJ||INR 99 for 5 ML INJECTION||NEOSTIGMINE 2.5 MG, GLYCOPYRROLATE 0.5 MG|
|MYO PYROLATE INJ||INR 64.88 for 5 ML INJECTION||NEOSTIGMINE 2.5 MG, GLYCOPYRROLATE 0.5 MG|
|STIMIN G 0.5MG/2.5MG INJ||INR 38.07 for 5 ML INJECTION||NEOSTIGMINE 2.5 MG, GLYCOPYRROLATE 0.5 MG|
What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?
|PYROTROY NEO INJ||INR 59.2 for 5 ML INJECTION||GLYCOPYRROLATE , NEOSTIGMINE|