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Pyridostigmine (Pyridostigmine Bromide) - Indications and Dosage



Pyridostigmine bromide is useful in the treatment of myasthenia gravis.


Pyridostigmine bromide is available in tablets, each containing 60 mg pyridostigmine bromide.

The size and frequency of the dosage must be adjusted to the needs of the individual patient. The average dose is ten 60-mg tablets daily, spaced to provide maximum relief when maximum strength is needed. In severe cases as many as 25 tablets a day may be required, while in mild cases one to six tablets a day may suffice.
Note: For information on a diagnostic test for myasthenia gravis, and for the evaluation and stabilization of therapy, please see product literature on Tensilon(edrophonium chloride).


Pyridostigmine Bromide Tablets USP, 60 mgEach white to off white, round, flat-faced tablet is debossed with "G3511" on one side and quadrisect on the other side.
Bottles of 100NDC 0115-3511-01
Bottles of 500NDC 0115-3511-02


Store at 20(68USP Controlled Room Temperature).
IMPORTANT: These tablets are hygroscopic. Keep in a dry place with the silica gel enclosed.
Dispense in a tightly-closed, light-resistant container as defined in the USP, with a child-resistant closure, as required.

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