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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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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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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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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

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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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Im suffering from hyperhidrosis?

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

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What is the cause of hyperhidrosis?

What is the cause of hyperhidrosis?

"The cause"?: Hi. There is no "the cause" of sweating a lot. There are countless causes of excessive sweating, and only after many causes are excluded do we then diagnose "hyperhidrosis". Have you seen a doctor about this? Good luck! ...Read more

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I have hyperhidrosis--what do I do for it?

Sweat Treatment: Excessive sweat is easy to treat with Botox injections. These are very tiny injections and not usually uncomfortable. The treatment should last at least 6 months and is often covered by insurance. Alternatively, one can use clinical strength antiperspirant available off the shelf. The secret is to apply it at night before bed. It can be washed in the morning and will still work. ...Read more

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Are there any medicines for hyperhidrosis?

Are there any medicines for hyperhidrosis?

Yes: Topicals such as aluminum chloride (ie: drysol) help stop sweating temporarily but has to be reapplied daily to be effective. Botox injections help stop sweating for 6-9 months. ...Read more

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What is the mildest solution for hyperhidrosis?

What is the mildest solution for hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis: Compounded topical Glycopyrrolate 3% used at night is very effective for hyperhidrosis and very well tolerated. You will need a prescription and a compounding pharmacy to have the topical medication made. ...Read more

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Does a dermatologist treat hyperhidrosis?

Does a dermatologist treat hyperhidrosis?

Yes: Dermatologist treats hyperhidrosis. I also know many primary care physicians (internal med or family med), endocrinologists and neurologists who also treat hyperhidrosis. ...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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What treatment options are available for hyperhidrosis?

What treatment options are available for hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis Rx: Conservative treatments: drysol and hyperhidrosis botox and hyperhidrosis iontophoresis machine hyperhidrosis medications bio feedback and hyperhidrosis surgical procedures: sweaty hand surgical treatment - endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy sweaty feet surgical treatment - lumbar sympathectomy armpit sweat treatment for axillary hyperhidrosis. ...Read more

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What is it like to have the ets surgery(hyperhidrosis)?

What is it like to have the ets surgery(hyperhidrosis)?

Ets: Please go online and type in ETS surgery. You will find a number of relevant articles related to "Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy". They are not all quite the same but you will learn a lot. ...Read more

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How long does it take botox for palmar hyperhidrosis to work?

How long does it take botox for palmar hyperhidrosis to work?

Efecct in 7 - 10 day: It take up to 7- 10 days to reach maximum effect and the duration of effect is on the average about 18 weeks in Botox palms (range 8-32). ...Read more

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Increased Sweating (Definition)

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Hyperhidrosis (Definition)

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