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Learn more about glycopyrrolate

What dosages is glycopyrrolate available in?

What dosages is glycopyrrolate available in?

glycopyrrolate is available as a 1 mg and 2 mg oral tablet.

What is glycopyrrolate used for?

What is glycopyrrolate used for?

glycopyrrolate is an anticholinergic that is used as an add-on treatment for stomach ulcers.

How does glycopyrrolate work?

How does glycopyrrolate work?

glycopyrrolate belongs to a group of medications known as anticholinergics, which block a chemical in our body called acetylcholine. By blocking acetylcholine, glycopyrrolate lowers the amount of acid in your stomach and helps to relieve symptoms of stomach ulcers.

How do I take glycopyrrolate?

How do I take glycopyrrolate?

The typical starting dose is 1 mg by mouth three times daily. The maximum daily dose is 8 mg. Your healthcare provider will work with you to adjust your dose based on your symptoms and side effects.

Is it safe for me to take glycopyrrolate?

Is it safe for me to take glycopyrrolate?

glycopyrrolate is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use this medication if you have:

  • Glaucoma
  • Obstructive uropathies, including prostatic hypertrophy
  • Mechanical obstructive diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (e.g., pyloroduodenal stenosis, strictures)
  • Gastrointestinal motility disorders (e.g., achalasia, paralytic ileus, intestinal atony)
  • Bleeding gastrointestinal ulcer
  • Active inflammatory or infectious colitis which can lead to toxic megacolon
  • History of or current toxic megacolon
  • Myasthenia gravis
glycopyrrolate Common Side Effects

glycopyrrolate Common Side Effects

Common side effects of glycopyrrolate:

  • Dry mouth
  • Less sweating
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Feeling bloated
glycopyrrolate Serious Side Effects

glycopyrrolate Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with glycopyrrolate. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Worsening glaucoma: dilated pupils with eye pain or redness
  • Toxic megacolon: stomach pain, stomach swelling or bloating, fever, bloody diarrhea, fast heartbeat, confusion
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on glycopyrrolate

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on glycopyrrolate

The following medications may interact with glycopyrrolate:

  • There is potential for an additive interaction between glycopyrrolate and concomitantly used anticholinergic drugs (e.g., tricyclic antidepressants, anti-epileptics, class I antiarrhythmics, anti­spasmodics, amantadine) resulting in increased anticholinergic adverse reactions
  • Decreased gastrointestinal motility by glycopyrrolate may impact absorption of other drugs leading to increased or decreased drug exposure. ROBINUL FORTE are not recommended in patients taking other drugs that are affected by altered gastrointestinal motility
  • Oral glycopyrrolate may worsen gastrointestinal mucosal injury reported with solid oral dosage forms of potassium chloride due to decreased gastric motility and increased transit time, leading to prolonged contact with the gastrointestinal mucosa. ROBINUL FORTE are not recommended in patients taking solid oral dosage forms of potassium chloride
Who makes glycopyrrolate?

Who makes glycopyrrolate?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is glycopyrrolate safe in pregnancy?

Is glycopyrrolate safe in pregnancy?

It is not known if glycopyrrolate will harm your unborn baby. You should talk to your healthcare provider before taking this medication if you are pregnant.


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