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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

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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?

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?

Cause narrow angle: Robinul (glycopyrrolate) is a synthetic anticholinergic agent which can cause the pupils to dilate and exacerbate narrow angle (closing of inner drain of eye) and thus damage nerve (ie, glaucoma). ...Read more

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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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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

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Does robinul (glycopyrrolate) for sweating dry out your hair?

Does robinul (glycopyrrolate) for sweating dry out your hair?

Yes: A lot of people used it and it is helpping them, there are side effect. ...Read more

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I am a health care worker & routinely we give robinul iv 2 our wisdom teeth cases & if a Pt has glaucoma Dr should not administer this drug correct?

I am a health care worker & routinely we give robinul iv 2 our wisdom teeth cases & if a Pt has glaucoma Dr should not administer this drug correct?

Your OMFS: Is highly trained in anesthesia and will have evaluated the patients history. If you fear (s)he has missed this condition, ask him/her about it in private. ...Read more

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Why do some children have allergies?

Why do some children have allergies?

Exposure + Genes: One needs both a genetic component and "exposure" to a said allergen to develop an allergy. There is a growing support over the past 20 years, that growing up in an environment which is "too clean" can also lead to development of allergies down the road. Either way, allergies are on the rise. ...Read more

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How are children tested for allergies?

How are children tested for allergies?

See below: They are tested the same as everyone else. They can have skin testing performed by an allergist, or blood work ordered by their primary care provider. ...Read more

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I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

Nut allergy: Maybe. Your children may have inherited genes from you that make them more likely to develop an allergy, but they do not inherit a specific allergy to a food e.g. Nuts. The children have to be exposed to food proteins in the diet, before an allergy can develop. Once one develops an allergy then they are always allergic and need proper medical attention to prevent severe problems. ...Read more

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How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

Allergy tests: There are several types of testing. Some involve certain types of blood tests. Another method is to do a series of skin tests done by pricking the skin and applying different allergens. Other tests are provocative tests that can involve challanging the patient with allergic materials. Testing should be done by doctors specializing in allergy to obtain the best results. ...Read more

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What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

Skin & blood tests: Prick testing with allergenic extracts or fresh foods can help confirm allergy, as can blood tests for specific ige antibodies (rast-type tests). However, both types of testing can produce false positive results, and confirmation with food challenges may be needed. ...Read more

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