Treats peptic ulcers.
Robinul, Robinul Forte
There may be other brand names for this medicine.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used
You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to glycopyrrolate, or if you have glaucoma, myasthenia gravis, or trouble urinating because of an enlarged prostate or other blockage. You should not use this medicine if you have certain problems with digestion, including severe colitis or something physically blocking digestion.
How to Use This Medicine
- Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to take and how often. Do not take more medicine or take it more often than your doctor tells you to.
- Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
- Never share your medicine with anyone.
If a dose is missed:
- If you miss a dose or forget to take your medicine, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose.
How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine
- Store the medicine at room temperature in a closed container, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
- Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment.
- Throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.
- Keep all medicine away from children.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
- Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using atropine, dicyclomine (Bentyl®), scopolamine (Transderm Scop®), K-tab® or other potassium supplements, phenothiazines (such as Compazine®, Phenergan®, Serentil®, Thorazine®), medicine for depression (such as amitriptyline, imipramine, Norpramin®, Vivactil®), or medicine for Parkinson's disease (such as levodopa, Sinemet®).
Warnings While Using This Medicine
- Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease, overactive thyroid, heart problems, high blood pressure, nerve problems, hiatal hernia, heartburn, diarrhea, colitis, a colostomy or ileostomy, or any other problems with your digestive system.
- Be careful during hot weather or exercising. This medicine may make you sweat less, so you could get overheated more easily.
- This medicine may make you drowsy or cause blurred vision. Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert.
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
- Diarrhea or constipation
- Fast or pounding heartbeat
- Lightheadedness or fainting, trouble breathing
- Muscle weakness or stiffness
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
- Confusion, nervousness
- Decrease in how much or how often you urinate
- Dry mouth
- Light bothering your eyes