Gcolate 2mg Tablet

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Composition for Gcolate 2mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Anaesthesia
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₹10.2/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Gcolate Tablet

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Uses of Gcolate Tablet

Gcolate 2mg Tablet is used in Anaesthesia.
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Side effects of Gcolate Tablet

Common

Visual disturbance, Reduced sweating, Irregular heartbeats, Dry mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Dry skin, Photophobia, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Giddiness, Difficulty in urination, Confusion.

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How to use Gcolate Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Gcolate 2mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Gcolate Tablet works

Glycopyrrolate belongs to a class of medications called anticholinergics. It decreases the secretions in the mouth, throat, airways and stomach acid.

In Depth Information on Gcolate Tablet

Expert advice for Gcolate Tablet

  • Inform your doctor if you have any heart disease, heart failure, irregular heartbeats or high blood pressure as glycopyrrolate is known to increase the heart rate (tachycardia).
  • Glycopyrrolate should be used with caution if you have medical conditions such as myasthenia gravis (progressive neuromuscular disease characterized by weak muscles and unusual tiredness), glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye that causes vision problem), overactive thyroid gland, enlarged prostate gland, obstruction of the stomach or bowel causing vomiting  abdominal pain, chronic constipation and swelling.
  • Glycopyrrolate should be used with special precautions in case of fever as it may worsen the condition.
  • Avoid alcohol or any medication that may cause drowsiness. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to glycopyrrolate or any of its ingredients.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Gcolate 2mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Gcolate 2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Gcolate 2mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Gcolate 2mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Long-term use of Gcolate 2mg Tablet might reduce milk production.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Gcolate 2mg Tablet may affect vision and coordination. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Gcolate 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gcolate 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gcolate
2mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gcolate 2mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Glycopyrrolate

Gcolate is the most commonly used medicine for managing excessive sweating due to its anti-secretory or anticholinergic effect
Yes, Gcolate is same as glycopyrronium bromide
No, Gcolate is not known to impair fertility and has no known effects on birth control
No, Gcolate is strictly prescribed by the doctors.
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Substitutes for Gcolate Tablet

Glycolate 2mg Tablet
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