It is used to decrease drooling in children with certain medical conditions.
What is this medicine?GLYCOPYRROLATE (glye koe PYE roe late) is used to decrease drooling in children with certain medical conditions.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
- difficulty passing urine
- eye problems like glaucoma
- heart disease or irregular heartbeat
- hiatal hernia with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- high blood pressure
- kidney disease
- myasthenia gravis
- stomach or bowel problems like obstruction or ulcerative colitis
- thyroid problems
- an unusual or allergic reaction to glycopyrrolate, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- pregnant or trying to get pregnant
- breast- feeding
How should I use this medicine?Take this medicine by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Use a specially marked spoon or container to measure each dose. Ask your pharmacist if you do not have one. Household spoons are not accurate. If you are giving this medicine to a child, use an oral syringe to give the dose. Ask your pharmacist if you do not have one. Take this medicine 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 3 years of age for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
Overdosage: If you think you've taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
What if I miss a dose?If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.