Pyridostigmine Rx
60mg Tablets
$0.94 per tablet

Pyridostigmine Rx

Tablet
  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What are Pyridostigmine Tablets for Dogs?

  • Pyridostigmine Bromide is a prescription medication called a cholinesterase inhibitor that helps improve muscle function by strengthening nerve impulses.

Why do dogs use Pyridostigmine?

  • Pyridostigmine is used to treat myasthenia gravis, a condition that causes muscle weakness due to the lack or destruction of certain nerve receptors.
  • Myasthenia gravis commonly affects the facial, airway, and esophagus muscles, and it can lead to a secondary condition called megaesophagus.
  • Megaesophagus causes the esophagus to become enlarged and the muscles to become weak or fail, making it difficult to swallow food and water down into the stomach.

What else should I know about Pyridostigmine?

  • Adjusting the dose is very important to reduce side effects. If your veterinarian suggests follow-up, this is important.
  • Pyridostigmine tablets are extremely moisture sensitive. They should be stored away from moisture.

What problems could my dog have with Pyridostigmine?

  • Overdoses of Pyridostigmine can be very serious. Keep Pyridostigmine out of reach of children and other animals.
  • Side effects that are usually not serious include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, excessive drooling, smaller pupil size, and tearing.

How do you use Pyridostigmine?

  • Pyridostigmine can be given with or without food. Follow your veterinarian's directions and give it the same way every dose.

What is in Pyridostigmine?

  • The drug Pyridostigmine is an anticholinesterase agent that decreases the breakdown of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger in the brain.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Pyridostigmine is sold as an FDA approved generic drug. Brand may vary from order to order and variation to variation. We are unable to guarantee which brand will be available at the time of order shipment.

Is it important for my dog to finish all of the Pyridostigmine?

  • Dogs may use Pyridostigmine for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.