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Glycopyrrolate bromide

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Synonym(s): Glycopyrrolate


Introduction

Name

  • Glycopyrronium bromide.

Class of drug

  • Antimuscarinic pre-anesthetic medication.

Uses

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Indications

  • Treatment of vagally induced bradycardia.
  • Drying secretions.
  • In combination with anticholinesterases.
  • Preferred to atropine in Cesarean section.
  • Ocular and head and neck surgery to block vagal reflexes stimulated by manipulation of the eye and vago-sympathetic nerve trunk.

Administration

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

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Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Derived from The Veterinary Formulary (1998) 4th edn. Ed: Bishop Y. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
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