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Edrophonium (Tensilon)

Also known as Enlon-Plus, Enlon, Tensilon, and Reversol

Edrophonium is a readily reversible acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. It prevents breakdown of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine and acts by competitively inhibiting the enzyme acetylcholinesterase, mainly at the neuromuscular junction. It is sold under the trade names Tensilon and Enlon (according to FDA Orange Book).

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed edrophonium to treat blastomycosis, rabies, west nile virus, and pick disease.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take edrophonium if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

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