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The patient weighs 110 pounds, what is the appropriate dose of robinul (glycopyrrolate)?

The patient weighs 110 pounds, what is the appropriate dose of robinul (glycopyrrolate)?

Robinul (glycopyrrolate): Recommended dose is 1 mg. 2-3 times daily, unless otherwise specified by your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Diskin
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Glycopyrrolate (Definition)

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What is Robinul (glycopyrrolate) used for?

What is Robinul (glycopyrrolate) used for?

Robinul (glycopyrrolate): To relieve stomach or abdominal pain, Peptic ulcer, anticholinergic action on the bowels. ...Read more

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Is glycopyrrolate likely to work better than domperidone for reflux ?

Is glycopyrrolate likely to work better than domperidone for reflux ?

No: Glycopyrrolate is an antispasmodic/muscle relaxant. This should theoretically make reflux worse by relaxing the lower esophageal sphincter and allowing stomach contents to reflux back up into the esophagus. Domperidone is a pro kinetic and should clear the stomach of its contents quicker. ...Read more

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Hyperhidrosis and glycopyrrolate: any negative side effects?

Hyperhidrosis and glycopyrrolate: any negative side effects?

Yes: It's a treatment option for hyperhidrosis but it does have side effects. Most common are: dry mouth, constipation, urinary retention. Other side effects: headache, vomiting, blurry vision, fast heart beats, flushing... ...Read more

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Which is better for treating hyperhidrosis: ditropan (oxybutynin) or glycopyrrolate?

Which is better for treating hyperhidrosis: ditropan (oxybutynin) or glycopyrrolate?

Depends: Both are used to treat hyperhidrosis. Effects are different to different patients although pts tend to complain about ditropan (oxybutynin) side effects more: drowsiness, decrease mentation...The number one side effect I hear about robinyl is dry mouth. ...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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What are the long term effects of taking 3-6mg robinul (glycopyrrolate) per day for hyperhidrosis? Can this cause organ damage? If so what kind? How much is too much?

What are the long term effects of taking 3-6mg robinul (glycopyrrolate) per day for hyperhidrosis? Can this cause organ damage? If so what kind? How much is too much?

Unkown: Robinul (glycopyrrolate) is an anticholinergic drug so the side effects will include dry mouth, headaches, urinary retention, blurry vision and several others. The maximun dose should be 8 mg per day. There really are no long term effects except that the body adapts to the meds which will require you to keep taking higher doses. I would suggest a more permanent solution to your hyperhidrosis. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Robinul (Definition)

Robinul is an anesthetic sedative which is a ...Read more