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Pyridostigmine For Military Combat Medical Use (Systemic)

Pyridostigmine For Military Combat Medical Use | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

Side Effects of This Medicine

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

    Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

      Incidence not determined

        blue lips and fingernails; chest pain; cough producing mucus or sometimes producing a pink frothy sputum; difficult, fast, noisy breathing, sometimes with wheezing; inability to breath without assistance; increased sweating; irregular heartbeat; loss of bladder control; loss of bowel control; loss of consciousness; mood or mental changes; no blood pressure or pulse; numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in hands or feet; pale skin; paleness of skin after fainting; seizures; stiffness of upper body and arms; stopping of heart; swelling in legs and ankles; trembling; unconsciousness; weakness after fainting; weakness and heaviness of legs

      Other side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. However, check with your doctor if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome:

        More common

          Cramps; diarrhea; pain; heavy bleeding; stomach pain

        Less common

          Bloody nose; burning feeling; change in vision; crawling, itching feeling; difficulty in moving; dry skin; impaired vision; increased need to urinate; joint pain; muscle aching or cramping; muscle pains or stiffness; neck pain; numbness; passing urine more often; “pins and needles” feeling; prickling feeling; swollen joints; tingling feeling

    Incidence not determined

      Anxiety; bloated, full feeling; discouragement; dizziness; dry mouth; excess air or gas in stomach or intestines; excessive muscle tone; eye pain; feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings; feeling of sluggishness; feeling sad or empty; hair loss; headache; hyperventilation; irritability; lack of appetite; lightheadedness; loss of interest or pleasure; mental problems; muscle tension or tightness; nausea; nervousness; no blood pressure or pulse; numbness of the tongue; passing gas; rash; restlessness; seeing things that are not there; seizures; sensation of spinning; shaking; stiffness of upper body and arms; swelling; thinning of hair; tingling of extremities; trouble concentrating; trouble sleeping; unusual dullness; vomiting; warm sensation; wheezing

    Symptoms of overdose

    Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur

      blurred vision; diarrhea; frequent urge to urinate; increasing muscle weakness or paralysis, especially in the arms, neck, shoulders, and tongue; muscle cramps or twitching; nausea; shortness of breath; slow heartbeat; small pupils; stomach cramps or pain; sweating; tightness in chest; unusual tiredness or weakness; vomiting; watering of eyes or mouth; wheezing

Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.

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Pyridostigmine For Military Combat Medical Use: Precautions


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