Toxicant and Disease Database

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pyridostigmine bromide

CAS number: 101-26-8

Diseases linked to this toxicant    Grouped by strength of evidence

Limited Evidence

Gulf War Syndrome


Chaney LA, Moss J, Mozingo J, Hume A. Toxic interactions between pyridostigmine bromide (PB), N,N-Diethyl-m-toluamide (DEET), adrenergic agents and caffeine. Toxicologist. 1997;36(1):p21,#106.

Chaney LA, Rockhold RW, Mozingo JR, Hume AS, Moss JI. Potentiation of pyridostigmine bromide toxicity in mice by selected adrenergic agents and caffeine. Veterinary and Human Toxicology.1997 Aug;39(4):214-9.

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