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Antilirium Side Effects

Generic name: physostigmine

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jun 10, 2024.

Note: This document contains side effect information about physostigmine. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Antilirium.

Applies to physostigmine: parenteral injection.

Side effects include:

Nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, miosis, salivation, sweating, lacrimation, dyspnea, bronchospasm.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to physostigmine: injectable solution, intravenous solution.


Frequency not reported: Nausea, vomiting, hypersalivation[Ref]

Nausea, vomiting, and salivation can be offset by a reduction in dosage.[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Bradycardia[Ref]

Bradycardia may occur if intravenous administration is too rapid.[Ref]

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Convulsions[Ref]

Convulsions may occur if intravenous administration is too rapid.[Ref]


1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information."

2. (2016) "Product Information. Physostigmine Salicylate (physostigmine)." Taylor Pharmaceuticals

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.