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Can taking the drug robinul for hyperhidrosis cause boils?

Can taking the drug robinul for hyperhidrosis cause boils?

Robinul: Serious reactions for Robinul 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 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 per day for hyperhidrosis? Can this cause organ damage? If so what kind? How much is too much?

Unkown: Robinul 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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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 or glycopyrrolate?

Which is better for treating hyperhidrosis: ditropan or glycopyrrolate?

Depends: Both are used to treat hyperhidrosis. Effects are different to different patients although pts tend to complain about ditropan side effects more: drowsiness, decrease mentation...The number one side effect I hear about robinyl is dry mouth. ...Read more

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Hyperhidrosis between the thighs. What is the cure?

Depends: Is it only in the thighs ? When does it occur - when its hot, during strenuous activity? There are topical treatments like certain dri, drysol. There also medications that are prescribed like robinul. Surgery may be option but it is usually not done for thighs only. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for palmar hyperhidrosis? Prom coming up

Is there a cure for palmar hyperhidrosis? Prom coming up

Hyperhidrosis: There are prescription and nonprescription antiperpirants. I write for topical compounded Glycopyrrolate 3% which is very effective and is used at night. There are oral medications like Robinul which has a lot of side effects. I would have your doctor write you for compounded Glycopyrrolate 3%. ...Read more

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