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Glycopyrrolate Side Effects
My lips keep getting really dry/ peeling. I sometimes get a white residue. I take 2 medicines gabapentin & glycopyrrolate. Is this a side effect?
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
Robinul (glycopyrrolate): Recommended dose is 1 mg. 2-3 times daily, unless otherwise specified by your doctor. ...Read more
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
Can you take robinul (glycopyrrolate) if you have glaucoma or are glaucoma suspect? I was reading that if you have glaucoma you shouldn't take it. Why is that?
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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