neostigmine definition

  • noun:
    • Either of two related white crystalline compounds, C12H19BrN2O2 or C13H22N2O6S, that opposes the action of acetylcholinesterase and it is utilized in the treating glaucoma, myasthenia gravis, as well as other postoperative conditions.
    • A parasympathomimetic, a reversible cholinesterase inhibitor.
    • a cholinergic medicine (trade name Prostigmin) used to treat some ophthalmic conditions and also to treat myasthenia gravis

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