Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Glycopyrrolate bromide

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

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Derived fromThe Veterinary Formulary4th edn (1998) Bishop, Y (Ed.). British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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