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Glycolate 0.2 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Glycolate Injection

Glycolate 0.2 mg Injection is used before surgery to reduce secretions of saliva in mouth, throat and airways, acid in stomach; to reduce side effects of muscle-relaxing drugs and to prevent of slowing of heart beat during surgery. It is also used to reduce the drooling of saliva in patients (3-16 years of age) with cerebral palsy (a permanent movement disorder occurring in early childhood).

Glycolate Injection side effects

Common
  • Runny nose
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Sore throat

How to use Glycolate Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Glycolate Injection works

Glycolate 0.2 mg Injection is an anticholinergic medication. It works by blocking the activity of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) in the brain. This helps dry up secretions (saliva, stomach acid etc.) from glands before surgery, increases a low heart rate and reverses the unwanted effects of certain medicines used during surgery (muscle relaxants and anaesthetics). By lowering stomach acid content, it also helps treat peptic ulcers.

Glycolate Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Glycolate 0.2 mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Glycolate 0.2 mg Injection 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.
Lactation
Glycolate 0.2 mg Injection 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 Glycolate 0.2 mg Injection might reduce milk production.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Glycolate 0.2 mg Injection may affect vision and coordination. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Glycolate 0.2 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glycolate 0.2 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Glycolate 0.2 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Glycolate 0.2 mg Injection is used before an operation, to reduce saliva and other secretions and to make the stomach contents less acidic.
  • It may also be used to reduce side effects of muscle-relaxing drugs and to prevent of slowing of heart beat during surgery.
  • It is given as an injection into a muscle or into a vein. 
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Glycolate 0.2 mg Injection may cause dizziness and blurred vision.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Glycolate used for excessive sweating?

Glycolate is the most commonly used medicine for managing excessive sweating due to its anti-secretory or anticholinergic effect

Q. Is Glycolate the same as glycopyrronium bromide?

Yes, Glycolate is same as glycopyrronium bromide

Q. Does Glycolate affect fertility & birth control?

No, Glycolate is not known to impair fertility and has no known effects on birth control

Q. Is Glycolate over the counter?

No, Glycolate is strictly prescribed by the doctors.

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