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Glycopyrronium Topical Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 5, 2020.

Applies to the following strengths: 2.4%

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Hyperhidrosis

Use one cloth to wipe the entire underarm once, use the same cloth to wipe the other entire underarm once
Maximum frequency: Once every 24 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Hyperhidrosis

9 years and older:
Use one cloth to wipe the entire underarm once, use the same cloth to wipe the other entire underarm once
Maximum frequency: Once every 24 hours

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-Medical conditions that can be exacerbated by an anticholinergic (e.g. glaucoma, paralytic ileus, unstable cardiovascular status in acute hemorrhage, severe ulcerative colitis, toxic megacolon complicating ulcerative colitis, myasthenia gravis, Sjogren's syndrome)

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 9 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Cloths are single use
-For use in the underarm only; not for use in other areas.
-Apply to clean, dry skin on the underarm area only.
-Use a single cloth for both underarms.
-Wash hands immediately after handling the cloth with soap and water.
-Do not apply to broken skin
-Avoid using with occlusive dressings

Patient advice:
-Avoid transfer of the medication to the periocular areas, as it may cause temporary pupil dilation and blurred vision.

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