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.
Glycolate Products side effects
Side Effects of Glycolate are Runny nose, Sore throat, Upper respiratory tract infection.
Q. Is Glycolate 2 Tablet used for excessive sweating?
Yes, Glycolate 2 Tablet 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. When should I take Glycolate 2 Tablet?
The Glycolate 2 Tablet tablet is usually taken 2 or 3 times a day depending on the condition it has been prescribed for. The medicine should be swallowed with a glass of water on an empty stomach at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal with a glass of water. Follow the instructions given by your prescribing physician and take the medicine exactly as directed.
Q. How long does it take for Glycolate 2 Tablet to start working?
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.
Q. Can Glycolate 2 Tablet be safely given in elderly patients?
Glycolate 2 Tablet should be used with caution in patients of old age, specifically elderly males. They should be screened for liver disease, kidney disease, heart disease, prostate or urinary problems. The dose of the medicine is accordingly adjusted and prescribed.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Jul 2021. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.