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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)

Excessive sweating is a clinical condition in which a person sweats more significantly during exercise and when in warm circumstances, or sweats considerably during situations where most people ...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

Dr. Emily Altman
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Increased Sweating (Definition)

Increased sweating is a clinical finding in which a person experiences more sweating than he or ...Read more


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Hyperhidrosis (Definition)

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