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Uses of Glycopyrrolate Injection:
It is used to treat GI (gastrointestinal) ulcers.
In surgery, it is used to lower secretions such as saliva.
It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Glycopyrrolate Injection?
If you have an allergy to glycopyrrolate injection or any part of glycopyrrolate injection.
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.
This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with glycopyrrolate injection.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take glycopyrrolate injection with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Glycopyrrolate Injection?
Tell all of your health care providers that you take glycopyrrolate injection. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how glycopyrrolate injection affects you.
Talk with your doctor before you drink alcohol or use other drugs and natural products that slow your actions.
If you have hard stools (constipation), talk with your doctor. There may be ways to lower this side effect.
Heat stroke has happened in people taking glycopyrrolate injection. Be careful in hot weather and during physical activity.
Drink lots of noncaffeine liquids after using glycopyrrolate injection unless told to drink less liquid by your doctor.
Bright lights may bother you. Wear sunglasses.
If you are 65 or older, use glycopyrrolate injection with care. You could have more side effects.
Use with care in children. Talk with the doctor.
Some products have benzyl alcohol. Do not give a product that has benzyl alcohol in it to a newborn or infant. Talk with the doctor to see if this product has benzyl alcohol in it.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using glycopyrrolate injection while you are pregnant.
Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.