Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Neostigmine

Introduction

Name

  • Neostigmine.

Class of drug

  • Muscle-relaxant antagonist, acetylcholinesterase.

Description

Chemical name

  • 3-[[(dimethylamino)carbonyl]oxy]-N,N,N-trimethylbenzenaminium.

Molecular formula

  • C12H19N2O2.

Physical properties

  • Tablets.
  • Solution.

Uses

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Indications

  • Reversal of non-depolarizing neuromuscular block.

Administration

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Derived fromThe Veterinary Formulary4th edn (1998) Bishop, Y (Ed.). British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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