Cholinesterase(used in the breakdown of acetylcholine) reactivator
Mechanism of Action
Reactivation of cholinesterase to effectively act as an antidote to organophosphate pesticide poisoning. This action allows for destruction of accumulated acetycholine at the nueromuscular junction.
As an antidote in the treatment of poisoning by organophosphate pesticides and chemicals. In the prehospital arena,is used when atropine is or has become ineffective in mamagement of organophosphate poisoning.
Use with caution in patients with reduced renal function; patients with myasthenia gravis(muscle weakness due to lack of acetylcholine) and organophosphate poisoning.