Distigmine belongs to a class of medications called central nervous system agents inhibiting an enzyme acetylcholinesterase to slow down the breakdown of a neurotransmitter acetylcholine. Distigmine is used for treating myasthenia gravis, neuromuscular disorders, postoperative urinary retention, chronic hypotonic constipation in megacolon patients and neurogenic bladder disorders.
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