noun[mass noun] Medicine
A synthetic compound related to neostigmine, with similar but weaker and longer-acting effects.
- The adverse effects of pyridostigmine are similar to those of IMPF.
- During employment, both patients received 30 + mg/day pyridostigmine as prophylactic treatment.
- Acetylcholine esterase inhibitors such as pyridostigmine offer symptom relief in myasthenia gravis.
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