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Robinul Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is glycopyrrolate (Robinul)?
- What are the possible side effects of glycopyrrolate (Robinul)?
- What is the most important information I should know about glycopyrrolate (Robinul)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking glycopyrrolate (Robinul)?
- How should I take glycopyrrolate (Robinul)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Robinul)?
- What happens if I overdose (Robinul)?
- What should I avoid while taking glycopyrrolate (Robinul)?
- What other drugs will affect glycopyrrolate (Robinul)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Robinul)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Robinul)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include weak or shallow breathing, feeling cold, jerky muscle movements, or seizure (convulsions).
What should I avoid while taking glycopyrrolate (Robinul)?
This medication may cause blurred vision and may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of glycopyrrolate, such as dizziness and drowsiness.
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Glycopyrrolate can decrease sweating and you may be more prone to heat stroke.
What other drugs will affect glycopyrrolate (Robinul)?
Many drugs can interact with glycopyrrolate. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:
- amantadine (Symmetrel);
- atenolol (Tenormin, Tenoretic);
- digoxin (Lanoxin, Lanoxicaps);
- haloperidol (Haldol);
- levodopa (Larodopa); or
- metformin (Glucophage, Actoplus Met, Avandamet, Janumet, Kombiglyze, PrandiMet).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with glycopyrrolate. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about glycopyrrolate.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Robinul Information
- Robinul Drug Interactions Center: glycopyrrolate oral
- Robinul Side Effects Center
- Robinul Overview including Precautions
- Robinul FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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