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Dr. Emily Altman
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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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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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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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Tried and true antiperspirant for hyperhidrosis?

Tried and true antiperspirant 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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Is propantheline bromide for excessive sweating?

Is propantheline bromide  for excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Yes, propantheline bromide is one of anticholinergic agents given orally for excessive sweating. The use of anticholinergics may be unappealing because their adverse effect profile. ...Read more

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Which antiperspirants work best for excessive sweating?

Which antiperspirants work best for excessive sweating?

Antiperspirants: Once size does not fit all. I would start at your local grocery and spend some time looking at the information on each of the available products. When you find one you think will work best start by taking the smallest, least expensive product. you hope will work. ...Read more

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How effective is drysol for sweaty hands&feet?

How effective is drysol for sweaty hands&feet?

Effective: Not everything works for everyone, but it is a commonly used preparation for this problem. ...Read more

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Is dysport effective for underarm sweating?

Is dysport effective for underarm sweating?

Sweat treatment: Theoretically both dysport and botox are from botulinum toxins and so both should be effective. ...Read more

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Cure for exessive sweating???

Cure for exessive sweating???

Find the cause: If the sweating is widespread it could mean you have a disease process that could be treated instead of just covering the symptoms. If it is just underarm sweat, botox injections, and some new energy treatments (ultrasound, RF, laser) can be used. Good luck! ...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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Can you use botox cream instead of botox injection for excessive sweating?

Can you use botox cream instead of botox injection for excessive sweating?

No: No. First of all there is no Botox cream commercially available. Second, Botox molecules are too big to pass through the skin. ...Read more

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Is there a solution to hyperhidrosis and palm sweating other than botox ,surgery ?

Biofeedback: Biofeedback is a technique of training which allows a person to control facets of their autonomic nervous system. Often used for migraine and other chronic pain patients when trying to control things such as blood pressure, heart rate, and breathing patterns...I don't see why the technique couldn't be used to influence the autonomic system where sweating were concerned. Interesting possibility. ...Read more

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Is botox an effective treatment for hyperhidrosis and should I be concerned about side effects?

Yes: Yes, Botox injection is an fda-approved treatment for hyperhidrosis. Sweating is under the control of the nervous system. Botox injection blocks the nerves from sending a signal to the sweat glands and as a result, sweating stops. The potential side effect is weakness of the muscles in the area where Botox is injected. The effects and potential side effects are temporary and eventually wear off. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for excessive sweating?

What are treatment options for excessive sweating?

Depends where: First rule out any metabolic problem. If none and armpit try drisoll ((aloh) even Botox if severe. Parasympatomimetics for hands and feet occasionally effective if no severe side effects. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is botox working for migraines?

Is botox working for migraines?

Yes: Yes, Botox is an fda approved medication for treatment of migraine headaches. Like every medication, some people may not respond to Botox treatments and may need another form of treatment. In addition, Botox works to prevent headaches but has little effect on an acute onset. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is rarely due to an underlying disease. The main forms of therapy for primary focal hyperhidrosis include topical antiperspirants; medications, such as anticholinergics; iontophoresis; botulinum toxin (botox); surgery (sympathectomy); and microwave energy. Treatment depends on severity and should be individualized. ...Read more

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Is botox effective for spasmodic dysphonia?

Is botox effective for spasmodic dysphonia?

Yes: Botox is the leading treatment for spasmodic dysphonia. It is a temporary treatment that lasts 3-4 months but has been effectively used for 20+ years. ...Read more

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Dr. Emily Altman
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Increased Sweating (Definition)

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Dr. Loki Skylizard
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Hyperhidrosis (Definition)

A medical condition where a person sweats excessively, even when ...Read more