What is Robinul?

Robinul (glycopyrrolate) is a prescription medication used in combination with other drugs to treat peptic ulcers in adults. It can also be used to control the excessive saliva that can bother some people with the motor neuron disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) -- also known as Lou Gehrig's disease -- and to treat excessive sweating. Robinul is in a class of medications called anticholinergics and works by decreasing the stomach's production of acid and secretions of certain other organs. It is available as a 1 milligram (mg) tablet.

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