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Topical anticholinergic improved hyperhidrosis in children



The treatment was generally well tolerated, with no serious adverse effects reported and with treatment effects that were primarily as expected from an anticholinergic agent, including dry mouth, pupil dilation, and blurred vision. One of the 25 treated children withdrew because of these effects, which then resolved. Blood testing showed no systemic absorption of the drug, Dr. Hebert said.

The ATMOS-1 and ATMOS-2 trials were sponsored by Dermira, the company developing glycopyrronium tosylate. Dr. Hebert has been a consultant to and has received research funding from Dermira, and some of the coauthors of the study are Dermira employees. Dr. Hebert is an advisor to the editorial board of Dermatology News.

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SOURCE: Hebert A et al. Annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology Abstract 6659.


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