Medical Pharmacology Chapter 6:  Autonomic Pharmacology: Cholinergic Drugs

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Stoelting, R.K., "Anticholinesterase Drugs and Cholinergic Agonists", in Pharmacology and Physiology in Anesthetic Practice, Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1999, 224-237;  Taylor, P. Anticholinesterase Agents, In, Goodman and Gillman's The Pharmacologial Basis of Therapeutics,(Hardman, J.G, Limbird, L.E, Molinoff, P.B., Ruddon, R.W, and Gilman, A.G.,eds) TheMcGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.,1996, pp.161-174.

Taylor, P. Anticholinesterase Agents, In Goodman and Gillman's The Pharmacologial Basis of Therapeutics, (Hardman, J.G, Limbird, L.E, Molinoff, P.B., Ruddon, R.W, and Gilman, A.G.,eds) The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.,1996, p. 167.

Sites of Drug Intervention in Management of Myasthenia Gravis

 

Drachman, D.B. Myasthenia Gravis and Other Diseases of the Neuromuscular Junction , In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 14th edition, (Isselbacher, K.J., Braunwald, E., Wilson, J.D., Martin, J.B., Fauci, A.S. and Kasper, D.L., eds) McGraw-Hill, Inc (Health Professions Division), 1998, p. 2469-2472.: Figure adapted from Figure 382-2, p. 2471

  1. Taylor, P. Anticholinesterase Agents, In, Goodman and Gillman's The Pharmacologial Basis of Therapeutics,(Hardman, J.G, Limbird, L.E, Molinoff, P.B., Ruddon, R.W, and Gilman, A.G.,eds) TheMcGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.,1996, pp. 172-173.;

  2. Moroi, S.E. and Lichter, P.R. Ocular Pharmacology In, Goodman and Gillman's The Pharmacologial Basis of Therapeutics,(Hardman, J.G, Limbird, L.E, Molinoff, P.B., Ruddon, R.W, and Gilman, A.G.,eds) The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.,1996, p. 1634;

  3. Drachman, D.B. Myasthenia Gravis and Other Diseases of the Neuromuscular Junction , In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 14th edition, (Isselbacher, K.J., Braunwald, E., Wilson, J.D., Martin, J.B., Fauci, A.S. and Kasper, D.L., eds) McGraw-Hill, Inc (Health Professions Division), 1998, p. 2469-2472

Indirect Cholinomimetic Agents

Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors ("Reversible")

Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors ("Irreversible")

Neostigmine (Prostigmin)

Physostigmine (Antilirium)

Edrophonium (Tensilon)

Soman

Parathion

Malathion

Isoflurophate

Diisopropylflurorphosphate, DFP

Echothiophate

 

Brown, J.H. and Taylor, P. Muscarinic Receptor Agonists and Antagonists, In, Goodman and Gillman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, (Hardman, J.G, Limbird, L.E, Molinoff, P.B., Ruddon, R.W, and Gilman, A.G.,eds) The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.,1996, pp.149-150.

 

 

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