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How are oral drugs used for hyperhidrosis?

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Oral anticholinergic drugs such as glycopyrrolate (Robinul) are not commonly used for excessive sweating, because in order to work they often produce side effects like dry mouth, blurred vision, and urinary retention. Oral medication is typically reserved for people who have tried first-line treatments without success.

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American Academy of Dermatology. 

FDA.

International Hyperhidrosis Society.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on July 20, 2018

SOURCES: 

American Academy of Dermatology. 

FDA.

International Hyperhidrosis Society.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on July 20, 2018

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