Information about Glycopyrrolate

Glycopyrrolate Uses

Glycopyrrolate is used in General Anaesthesia and peptic ulcer disease. Drooling or excessive salivation is a common symptom of mouth infections and certain diseases involving nerves and muscles of the face.

How Glycopyrrolate works

Glycopyrrolate is an anticholinergic medication. It works by blocking the activity of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) in the brain.

Common side effects of Glycopyrrolate

Runny nose, Sore throat, Upper respiratory tract infection
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Expert advice for Glycopyrrolate

  • You have been prescribed Glycopyrrolate to reduce excessive drooling or salivation.
  • Take it at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
  • It may cause constipation. Eat adequate fiber in your diet and drink plenty of water.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Glycopyrrolate may cause dizziness and blurred vision.
  • It may make you sweat less. Avoid doing things that may cause you to overheat such as exercise.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop nausea, vomiting, constipation or diarrhea that does not go away.

Frequently asked questions for Glycopyrrolate


Q. Is Glycopyrrolate used for excessive sweating?

Yes, Glycopyrrolate can be used to treat cases of excessive sweating. It decreases sweating and keeps the patient dry. However, you should not start taking this medication without knowing the cause of your sweating. Therefore, consult your doctor to know the cause of excessive sweating before starting this medication.

Q. How long does it take for Glycopyrrolate to start working?<br>

The action and effect of this medicine varies from patient to patient. The onset of action depends on how fast the medicine gets absorbed from the stomach and reaches the bloodstream. This varies in different age groups. Usually it takes a few hours to show its effect, but exact duration is highly variable.


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