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Glycopyrronium Tosylate (Qbrexza) for Hyperhidrosis

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Summary of "Glycopyrronium Tosylate (Qbrexza) for Hyperhidrosis"

Hyperhidrosis is a condition characterized by excessive sweat production beyond which is physiologically necessary for thermal regulation. Affecting over 4.8% of the United States population, studies have shown that severe primary hyperhidrosis interferes with daily activities and can be considered intolerable, negatively impacting a patient’s quality of life. Glycopyrronium tosylate is a topical anticholinergic agent that reduces sweat production by blocking the activation of acetylcholine receptors in peripheral sweat glands. In clinical trials, topical glycopyrronium tosylate, a pre-moistened cloth containing 2.4% glycopyrronium solution, was shown to be an effective, safe and non-invasive treatment for patients suffering from primary hyperhidrosis. This review examines the clinical trials of topical glycopyrronium tosylate and its role in primary hyperhidrosis. Glycopyrronium tosylate was recently US FDA-approved (as of June 2018) to manage patients with primary axillary hyperhidrosis.

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Name: Skin therapy letter
ISSN: 1201-5989
Pages: 1-3

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