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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
I am a sufferer of severe hyperhidrosis. I've heard an oral drug called Robinul (glycopyrrolate) used to curb it. I need a doctor's view on it; effectiveness, etc.
Hyperhidrosis: Please have your doctor write a prescription for you. ...Read more
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
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
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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