Cuvposa

CUVPOSA
(glycopyrrolate) Oral Solution

DRUG DESCRIPTION

CUVPOSA is an anticholinergic drug available as an oral solution containing 1 mg glycopyrrolate per 5 mL. The chemical name for glycopyrrolate is pyrrolidinium, 3-[(cyclopentylhydroxyphenylacetyl)oxy]-1,1-dimethyl-, bromide. The chemical structure is:

CUVPOSA (glycopyrrolate) Structural Formula Illustration

The empirical formula for CUVPOSA is C19H28BrNO3 and the molecular weight is 398.33. The inactive ingredients in CUVPOSA are: citric acid, glycerin, natural and artificial cherry flavor, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben, saccharin sodium, sodium citrate, sorbitol solution, and purified water.

What are the possible side effects of glycopyrrolate (Cuvposa, Robinul, Robinul Forte)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using glycopyrrolate and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • severe constipation, severe stomach pain and bloating;
  • diarrhea (especially if you have a colostomy or ileostomy);
  • feeling like you might pass out;
  • feeling very thirsty or hot, being unable to urinate, heavy sweating, weak pulse, or hot and dry skin; or
  • dry...

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What are the precautions when taking glycopyrrolate oral solution (Cuvposa)?

Before taking glycopyrrolate, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: glaucoma, problems with urination (such as urinary tract blockage, severely enlarged prostate), stomach/intestinal problems (such as chronic constipation, slow gut, intestinal blockage/infection, ulcerative colitis), myasthenia gravis, kidney problems.

This drug may make you drowsy or dizzy or cause blurred vision. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness or clear vision until you are...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 6/3/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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