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Antilirium Side Effects

Generic name: physostigmine

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Aug 16, 2021.

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

For the Consumer

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


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

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

Frequency not reported: Convulsions[Ref]

More about Antilirium (physostigmine)

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Related treatment guides


1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

2. "Product Information. Physostigmine Salicylate (physostigmine)." Taylor Pharmaceuticals, Buffalo Grove, IL.

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.