Hypersalivation – can glycopyrronium be used to treat it?

Samantha Owen, Principal Pharmacist Critical Evaluation and UKMi Medicines Q&A Lead, Southampton Medicines Advice Service, University Hospital of Southampton NHS Foundation TrustSource Southampton Medicines Advice Service, UKMiPublished
Topics: Glycopyrronium

This Medicines Q&A evaluates the available evidence for the use of glycopyrronium (glycopyrrolate) for the management of non drug-induced hypersalivation (drooling or sialorrhoea).

Update November 2020: this Q&A is in the process of being fully reviewed and updated. In the interim, please use with caution and do not rely on the current document as a sole source of information.