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Glycate Side Effects Center

What Is Glycate?

Glycate (glycopyrrolate tablets) is an anticholinergic indicated for use as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of peptic ulcer.

What Are Side Effects of Glycate?

Common side effects of Glycate include:

  • dry mouth,
  • decreased sweating,
  • urinary hesitancy and retention,
  • blurred vision,
  • fast heart rate,
  • palpitations,
  • dilated pupils and other eye problems,
  • loss of taste,
  • headaches,
  • nervousness,
  • confusion,
  • drowsiness,
  • weakness,
  • dizziness,
  • insomnia,
  • nausea,
  • vomiting,
  • constipation,
  • bloating,
  • impotence,
  • suppression of lactation,
  • severe allergic reaction including anaphylaxis, hives, and other skin reactions.

Dosage for Glycate

The recommended initial dosage of Glycate 1 mg tablets for adults is one tablet three times daily (in the morning, early afternoon, and at bedtime). Some patients may require two tablets at bedtime to assure overnight control of symptoms. For maintenance, a dosage of one Glycate tablet twice a day is frequently adequate.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Glycate?

Glycate may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Glycate During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using Glycate; it is unknown if it will affect a fetus. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Glycate (glycopyrrolate tablets) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


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Glycate Professional Information


Anticholinergics produce certain effects, most of which are extensions of their fundamental pharmacological actions. Adverse reactions to anticholinergics in general may include xerostomia; decreased sweating; urinary hesitancy and retention; blurred vision; tachycardia; palpitations; dilation of the pupil; cycloplegia; increased ocular tension; loss of taste; headaches; nervousness; mental confusion; drowsiness; weakness; dizziness; insomnia; nausea; vomiting; constipation; bloated feeling; impotence; suppression of lactation; severe allergic reaction or drug idiosyncrasies including anaphylaxis, urticaria and other dermal manifestations.

Glycopyrrolate Tablets, USP is chemically a quaternary ammonium compound; hence, its passage across lipid membranes, such as the blood-brain barrier, is limited in contrast to atropine sulfate and scopolamine hydrobromide. For this reason the occurrence of CNS related side effects is lower, in comparison to their incidence following administration of anticholinergics which are chemically tertiary amines that can cross this barrier readily.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Glycate (Glycopyrrolate)


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