neostigmine bromide - oral, Prostigmin (cont.)
PRECAUTIONS: Before taking neostigmine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other anticholinesterase medications (e.g., pyridostigmine); or to bromides; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: stomach/intestinal blockage, urinary blockage, a certain abdominal problem (peritonitis).Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: seizures, asthma, heart disease (e.g., slow/irregular heartbeat, coronary artery disease), a certain nerve disorder (vagotonia), overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), stomach/intestinal problems (e.g., severe constipation, ulcer, megacolon).Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you are using this medication.During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. However, similar drugs pass into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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