Cuvposa; Glycate; Robinul; Robinul-Forte
Glycopyrrolate Injection, USP; Seebri Breezhaler
- It is used to treat GI (gastrointestinal) ulcers.
- It is used to reduce drooling.
- In surgery, it is used to lower secretions such as saliva.
- It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
- If you have an allergy to glycopyrrolate or any other part of this drug.
- If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If you have any of these health problems: Heart problems due to bleeding, enlarged colon, glaucoma, bowel block, myasthenia gravis, slow-moving GI (gastrointestinal) tract, ulcerative colitis, or trouble passing urine.
- If you are taking potassium tablets.
- Tell dentists, surgeons, and other doctors that you use this drug.
- Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert until you see how this drug affects you.
- Talk with your doctor before you drink alcohol or use other drugs and natural products that slow your actions.
- Bright lights may bother you. Wear sunglasses.
- Be careful in hot weather or while being active. Drink lots of fluids to stop fluid loss.
- If you are 65 or older, use this drug with care. You could have more side effects.
- Use with care in children. Talk with the doctor.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this drug while you are pregnant.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
- Do not give to a child younger than 12 years of age.
- Some products have benzyl alcohol. Do not give a product that has benzyl alcohol in it to a newborn. Talk with the doctor to see if this product has benzyl alcohol in it.
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Very bad dizziness or passing out.
- Change in thinking clearly and with logic.
- Not able to pass urine.
- Chest pain.
- A fast heartbeat.
- A heartbeat that does not feel normal.
- Loose stools (diarrhea).
- Swelling of belly.
- Belly pain.
- Change in eyesight.
- Very bad headache.
- Fast breathing.
- Feeling very tired or weak.
- Mood changes.
- Change in sex ability.
- Feeling sleepy.
- Feeling tired or weak.
- Hard stools (constipation).
- Blurred eyesight.
- Dry skin.
- Dry mouth.
- Change in taste.
- Upset stomach or throwing up.
- Stuffy nose.
- Runny nose.
- Sore throat.
- Irritation or swelling where the shot was given.
- Take as you have been told, even if you feel well.
- Drink lots of noncaffeine liquids unless told to drink less liquid by your doctor.
- Take with or without food.
- Take on an empty stomach. Take 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals.
- Measure liquid doses carefully. Use the measuring device that comes with this drug. If there is none, get an oral syringe, a dropper, a spoon, or a cup (only for older children) from your pharmacist.
- It is given as a shot into a muscle or vein.
- Your doctor may teach you how to give the shot.
- Wash your hands before and after use.
- Do not use if the solution is cloudy, leaking, or has particles.
- Do not use if solution changes color.
- Only give this drug for a short time.
- Throw away needles in a needle/sharp disposal box. Do not reuse needles or other items. When the box is full, follow all local rules for getting rid of it. Talk with a doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
- Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
- Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
All oral products:
- Store at room temperature.
- Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
- Most of the time, this drug will be given in a hospital or doctor’s office. If stored at home, follow how to store as you were told by the doctor.
- Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else’s drugs.
- Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
- Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
If you have any questions or concerns, talk with a member of your healthcare team. You can reach them Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at ____________________. After 5:00 pm, during the weekend, and on holidays, please call____________________. If there’s no number listed, or you’re not sure, call 212-639-2000.
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