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Are there any good oral meds for hyperhidrosis?

Are there any good oral meds for hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis: To begin with oral hyperhidrosis(h)medications are not for every kind of h. They are best suited for patients with certain types of excessive sweating—people with excessive facial sweating, cranio-facial hyperhidrosis, generalized hyperhidrosis, and those who have not had success using other first-line therapies such as clinical strength antiperspirants, iontophoresis, botox, or combinations. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or ...Read more


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What to do if I have hyperhidrosis oral medication help!?

What to do if I have hyperhidrosis oral medication help!?

Hyperhidrosis: This can be caused by many different issues. If you have a computer please go on-line and read the several articles about hyperhidrosis - what is it, what has caused it, how should it be treated, etc. No computer - go to your doctor. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of hyperhidrosis?

What are good ways to get rid of hyperhidrosis?

Options: Best care starts first in family physician's office. Surgery can be quite successful for appropriate candidates. While done often by experienced thoracic surgeons (vats), it is chest surgery (major surgery). There are risks and benefits. Appropriate candidates should be selected. This link to consensus: http://goo.Gl/voqx5. ...Read more

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Can taking the drug robinul (glycopyrrolate) for hyperhidrosis cause boils?

Can taking the drug robinul (glycopyrrolate) for hyperhidrosis cause boils?

Robinul (glycopyrrolate): Serious reactions for Robinul (glycopyrrolate) include: anaphylaxis, intestinal obstruction, heat stroke, seizures, arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest. Common reactions include: dry mouth, vomiting, constipation, flushing, headache, urinary retention, urinary hesitancy, blurred vision, palpitations, tachycardia, anhidrosis, dysgeusia, and lactation suppression but not boils. ...Read more

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Whenever I sit down for a long time, I stand up and back of my pants feel wet for a short period of time. Already on meds for hyperhidrosis?

Whenever I sit down for a long time, I stand up and back of my pants feel wet for a short period of time. Already on meds for hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhydrosis: You may want to consider decreasing the duration of time in a seated position, getting up periodically may help. You may also want to speak with your doctor and see if it's possible to increase the dosage of Glycopyrrolate as that may also help. ...Read more

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Besides meds, prescription deoderants and botox, what other treatments for hyperhidrosis are out there? Facial, axillary are the main areas.

Besides meds, prescription deoderants and botox, what other treatments for hyperhidrosis are out there? Facial, axillary are the main areas.

Heat ablation: There are several treatment options now available for excessive underarm sweating. Most of the new treatments are still "off label" meaning not fda approved for this purpose, but using energy based devices like ultrasound:ultherapy®, radio frequency:thermirf® and laser: precision tx, have shown to be very successful. ...Read more

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What prescriptions are good for excessive sweating in palms?

Try OTC: Certain dri. Remember it takes 12 days to block the acrosyringium so you must use as directed for 12 days before you will see the effect. Otherwise, you need to see dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could stop excessive sweating for good?

Excessive sweating: You won't be able to until you have seen your doctor who will review your history, examine you, and likely order tests. If that does not give the answers you and the doctor want you would be referred a specialist. ...Read more

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Excessive Sweating and chills (day & night), fatigue & headache for 2 weeks. Female 36. No recent change to meds.

Excessive Sweating and chills (day & night), fatigue & headache for 2 weeks. Female 36. No recent change to meds.

Chills and sweats: Do you have a fever? I think with these symptoms, that you should see a doctor soon to get a good exam and some tests done. Ruling out infection or other abnormality that needs addressing sooner rather than later! ...Read more

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Is there a safe treatment for excessive sweating on hands and feet to stop it for good. ?

Is there a safe treatment for excessive sweating on hands and feet to stop it for good. ?

NoPermanent solution: Iontophoresis and Botulinum toxin injections are the most effective safe treatment. You can read about them at this link> http://bit.ly/1HFBsnj With Iontophoresis hands are placed in tap water and direct current causes ionized substances to enter skin. 20 min daily or 3X a week. May be able to decrease frequency to once a week. Botulinum injections last 6 months. Injection can be painful. ...Read more

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I am Lexapro (escitalopram) for anxiety.What med can i get to counteract the excessive sweating and no sex drive.Thanks?

I am Lexapro (escitalopram) for anxiety.What med can i get to counteract the excessive sweating and no sex drive.Thanks?

It depends: Escitalopram (Lexapro) is an SSRI that is FDA-approved for depression and some types of anxiety. Sexual side effects are often a bothersome side effect, but these will often go away or lessen in severity with more time on the medication. Excessive sweating is not very common. Discuss the side effects with your physician for the best course of action. ...Read more

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Can loestrin fe 1.5/30 cause excessive sweating? Can stopping this med cause sever migraines lasting for days? Goal- pain prevention of endometrosis.

Can loestrin fe 1.5/30 cause excessive sweating? Can stopping this med cause sever migraines lasting for days? Goal- pain prevention of endometrosis.

Did it?: Sweating would not be a typical side effect of a low dose birth control pill. Migraines can be triggered by taking contraceptives not usually from stopping them. Schedule a folow up visit but other causes should be considered. ...Read more

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Excessive sweating while asleep, 18mons old taking phenobarbital because of 2x febrile seizure. meds cause sweating?

Excessive sweating while asleep, 18mons old taking phenobarbital because of 2x febrile seizure. meds cause sweating?

Phenobarbital: Phenobarbital and febrile seizures are controversial. Unless the seizures were long or atypical often rectal Valium is given to stop the seizure. Ask your doctor if he needs the medicine or if there are other options. ...Read more

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How can I cure hyperhidrosis?

How can I cure hyperhidrosis?

Potential surgery : Sympathectomy performed thoracoscopy can be very effective. ...Read more

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How do you cure hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis of the underarms can be "cured" with suction curettage or miraDry. 86% of our patients only need a SINGLE miraDry procedure to treat axillary hyperhidrosis. We are a Platinum Plus Provider for miraDry. ...Read more

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Im suffering from hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis: Texas wedding is a frequent problem on my hands and under arm areas. In fact sometimes on the feet it can be so bad that the patient actually rocks his or her shoes with all the swelling. You might ask your dermatologist about Drysol which is a special solution of aluminum chloride which is applied in certain ways and you might find this very helpful. There are also internal medications. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Increased Sweating (Definition)

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Hyperhidrosis (Definition)

A medical condition where a person sweats excessively, even when ...Read more