PHYSOSTIGMINE

a cholinergic drug utilized in the remediation of glaucoma and to cause contracting of the pupil of the eye. It is also utilized as a cholinesterase inhibitor to reverse the poisonous impacts on the CNS of overdoses of anticholinergic drugs. American brand names: Antilirium- Isopto Eserine.

PHYSOSTIGMINE: "Steve's mother has Alzheimer's disease, which the doctors have treated for the past several years with Physostigmine."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHYSOSTIGMINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/physostigmine/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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