Advertisement

How is glycopyrrolate used during surgery?

Doctors sometimes give glycopyrrolate (Robinul) by injection to people just before they undergo surgery to reduce saliva and secretions from the nose, lungs and stomach during surgery. Injected glycopyrrolate can also help regulate heartbeat during surgery. Doctors can inject glycopyrrolate into a muscle or a vein.

Continue Learning about Gastrointestinal Agent

What are proton pump inhibitors?
Dr. Gary W. Falk, MDDr. Gary W. Falk, MD
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are medications prescribed for patients suffering from gastroesophagea...
More Answers
Do proton pump inhibitors have any side effects?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Side effects may include headaches, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation. P...
More Answers
What should I know before taking sulfasalazine?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Your doctor will need to do blood tests and check your liver function before you start treatment. I...
More Answers
What can I do if I have EPI and forget to take my enzyme replacement?
Jumo HealthJumo Health
If you have exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) and forget to take your enzyme replacement, take...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.