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Active ingredients: glycopyrronium bromide (glycopyrrolate)
What it is used for
1. As a preoperative antimuscarinic to reduce salivary, tracheobronchial and pharyngeal secretions, and to reduce the acidity and volume of the gastric contents.,2. As a preoperative or intra-operative antimuscarinic to attenuate or prevent intra- operative bradycardia associated with the use of suxamethonium or due to cardiac vagal reflexes.,3. To protect against the peripheral muscarinic actions (e.g. bradycardia and excessive secretions) of anticholinesterases such as neostigmine or pyridostigmine given to reverse neuromuscular blockade produced by non-depolarising muscle relaxants.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intramuscular. This medicine is given through a needle inserted into the muscle beneath the skin.
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- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
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A clear, colourless solution practically free from visible particles.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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For the active ingredient glycopyrronium bromide (glycopyrrolate)
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Reporting side effects
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