IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
INDICATIONS AND USAGE
For use as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of peptic ulcer.
Glycate is contraindicated in some patients. You should not take Glycate if you have or have had any of the following conditions: Glaucoma; obstructive uropathy (for example, bladder neck obstruction due to prostatic hypertrophy); obstructive disease of the gastrointestinal tract (as in achalasia, pyloroduodenal stenosis, etc.); paralyticileus; intestinal atony of the elderly or debilitated patient; unstable cardiovascular status in acute hemorrhage; severe ulcerative colitis; toxic megacolon complicating ulcerative colitis; myasthenia gravis.
Glycate is contraindicated in those patients with a hypersensitivity to glycopyrrolate.
What Side Effects Can Glycate® Cause:
Glycate may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
- Dry Mouth
- Decreased Sweating
- Difficulty Urinating
- Blurred Vision
- Vision Problems
- Loss of Taste
- Difficulty Falling Asleep
- Upset Stomach
- Bloated Feeling
Some side effects can be serious. The following symptoms are uncommon, but if you experience any of them, call your doctor immediately:
- Difficulty Breathing or Swallowing
Before taking Glycate®:
- Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to Glycate or any other medications.
- Tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking. Be sure to mention any of the following: anticholinergics; antidepressants; ipratropium (Atrovent); mediations for anxiety, irritable bowel disease, mental illness, motion sickness, Parkinson’s disease, seizures, ulcers, or urinary problems; sedatives; sleeping pills; and tranquilizers. Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects.
- Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had glaucoma; enlargement of the prostate, ulcerative colitis (a condition which causes swelling and sores in the lining of the colon [large intestine] and rectum), myasthenia gravis, gastrointestinal disease, overactive thyroid, high blood pressure, heart failure, irregular or rapid heartbeats, coronary artery disease, hiatal hernia with reflux, disorders of the nervous system, or kidney or liver disease.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking Glycate, call your doctor.
- If you are having surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are taking Glycate.
You should know that Glycate may make you drowsy or cause blurred vision. Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how this medication affects you. Remember that alcohol can add to the drowsiness caused
by this medication.
- You should know that Glycate reduces the body’s ability to cool off by sweating.In very high temperatures, Glycate can cause fever and heat stroke.
In Case of Emergency/Overdose
In case of overdose, call the poison control helpline at 1-800-222-1222. Information is also available online at
https://www.poisonhelp.org/help. If the victim has collapsed, had a seizure, has trouble breathing, or can’t be awakened, immediately call emergency services at 911.
Please click here for [Prescribing Information] and [Medication Guide].
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may voluntarily report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.