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Updated on 26 Apr 2024

Learn more about ROBINUL-FORTE

What is ROBINUL-FORTE?

What is ROBINUL-FORTE?

ROBINUL-FORTE is the brand name for glycopyrrolate and is available as an oral tablet.

What dosages is ROBINUL-FORTE available in?

What dosages is ROBINUL-FORTE available in?

ROBINUL-FORTE is available as a 1 mg and 2 mg oral tablet.

What is ROBINUL-FORTE used for?

What is ROBINUL-FORTE used for?

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

How does ROBINUL-FORTE work?

How does ROBINUL-FORTE work?

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

How do I take ROBINUL-FORTE?

How do I take ROBINUL-FORTE?

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 ROBINUL-FORTE?

Is it safe for me to take ROBINUL-FORTE?

ROBINUL-FORTE 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
ROBINUL-FORTE Common Side Effects

ROBINUL-FORTE Common Side Effects

Common side effects of ROBINUL-FORTE:

  • Dry mouth
  • Less sweating
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Feeling bloated
ROBINUL-FORTE Serious Side Effects

ROBINUL-FORTE Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with ROBINUL-FORTE. 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 ROBINUL-FORTE

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

The following medications may interact with ROBINUL-FORTE:

  • 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 ROBINUL-FORTE?

Who makes ROBINUL-FORTE?

Casper Pharma

Is ROBINUL-FORTE safe in pregnancy?

Is ROBINUL-FORTE safe in pregnancy?

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

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