Robinul Forte Generic Name & Formulations
Robinul Forte Indications
Limitations of Use
Not indicated as monotherapy for treatment of peptic ulcer because effectiveness in peptic ulcer healing has not been established.
Robinul Forte Dosage and Administration
Use lowest effective dose. 2mg 2–3 times daily in divided doses; max 8mg daily. Not recommended for patients in whom a lower dosage strength of oral glycopyrrolate is appropriate for initial or maintenance treatment.
Robinul Forte Contraindications
Glaucoma. Obstructive uropathies, including prostatic hypertrophy. Mechanical obstructive diseases of the GI tract (eg, pyloroduodenal stenosis, strictures). GI motility disorders (eg, achalasia, paralytic ileus, intestinal atony). Bleeding GI ulcer. Active inflammatory or infectious colitis. Toxic megacolon. Myasthenia gravis.
Robinul Forte Boxed Warnings
Robinul Forte Warnings/Precautions
Precipitation of acute glaucoma. IOP. Partial or complete mechanical intestinal obstruction. Ileostomy. Colostomy. Monitor for decreased GI motility. Cognitive or visual impairment. Conditions exacerbated by anticholinergic effects (eg, autonomic neuropathy, hyperthyroidism, cardiac disease, hiatal hernia due to reflux esophagitis). Avoid exposure to hot or very warm environmental temperatures. Renal impairment: monitor. Increased risk of anticholinergic adverse reactions in elderly (≥65yrs): not recommended. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Robinul Forte Pharmacokinetics
Robinul Forte Interactions
Additive anticholinergic effects with other anticholinergics (eg, tricyclics, antiepileptics, class I antiarrhythmics, antispasmodics, amantadine) or other medications that decrease GI motility: not recommended. Concomitant use with solid oral dosage forms of potassium chloride may worsen GI mucosal injury due to decreased gastric motility and increased transit time: not recommended.
Robinul Forte Adverse Reactions
Blurred vision, drowsiness, decreased sweating, flushing, vomiting, constipation, dry mouth, tachycardia, urinary retention.
Robinul Forte Clinical Trials
Robinul Forte Note
Robinul Forte Patient Counseling