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Hyperhidrosis

By Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM

Excessive sweat on the plantar surface of the foot can be embarrassing for patients and potentially lead to complications such as fungal infection. Accordingly, this author offers keys to differentiating between primary and secondary…

Oral glycopyrrolate is reportedly an effective treatment for hyperhidrosis.1 An anticholinergic drug, glycopyrrolate acts on the nerves innervating sweat glands to decrease sympathetic stimulation and thus decrease sweat production.1

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