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Effects with Alcohol

I am taking Glycopyrrolate Tab because I suffer from Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). I was wondering if there are any serious side effects that I should be aware of if I drink any alcohol while taking this pill. My dosage is 1 pill, 3 times a day....
by Emily in Fairborn, OH, 06/09/2006

GLYCOPYRROLATE (Oral) (Tablet) Drug and Prescription Information


GLYCOPYRROLATE (Oral) (Tablet) Medication Classification


GLYCOPYRROLATE (Oral) (Tablet) Brandname

Robinul Forte, Robinul

GLYCOPYRROLATE (Oral) (Tablet) is used for the Treatment

Glycopyrrolate (glye-koe-PYE-roe-late) Treats peptic ulcers.

When To Not Use GLYCOPYRROLATE (Oral) (Tablet)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to glycopyrrolate, or if you have glaucoma, myasthenia gravis, or trouble urinating because of an enlarged prostate or other blockage. You should not use this medicine if you have certain problems with digestion, including severe colitis or something physically blocking digestion.

How Should You Use GLYCOPYRROLATE (Oral) (Tablet)


  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to take and how often. Do not take more medicine or take it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
  • Never share your medicine with anyone.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you miss a dose or forget to take your medicine, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose.

Proper GLYCOPYRROLATE (Oral) (Tablet) Storage

Store GLYCOPYRROLATE (Oral) (Tablet) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep GLYCOPYRROLATE (Oral) (Tablet) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using GLYCOPYRROLATE (Oral) (Tablet)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using atropine, dicyclomine (Bentyl®), scopolamine (Transderm Scop®), K-tab® or other potassium supplements, phenothiazines (such as Compazine®, Phenergan®, Serentil®, Thorazine®), medicine for depression (such as amitriptyline, imipramine, Norpramin®, Vivactil®), or medicine for Parkinson's disease (such as levodopa, Sinemet®).

GLYCOPYRROLATE (Oral) (Tablet) Warnings

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease, overactive thyroid, heart problems, high blood pressure, nerve problems, hiatal hernia, heartburn, diarrhea, colitis, a colostomy or ileostomy, or any other problems with your digestive system.
  • Be careful during hot weather or exercising. This medicine may make you sweat less, so you could get overheated more easily.
  • This medicine may make you drowsy or cause blurred vision. Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert.

GLYCOPYRROLATE (Oral) (Tablet) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Fast or pounding heartbeat
  • Lightheadedness or fainting, trouble breathing
  • Muscle weakness or stiffness
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Confusion, nervousness
  • Decrease in how much or how often you urinate
  • Dry mouth
  • Light bothering your eyes

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