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Atpine Tablet

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Composition for Atpine Tablet

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Primary uses of Atpine Tablet

Bradycardia
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Alcohol
MRP
26.9
₹2.69/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Atpine Tablet

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Uses of Atpine Tablet

Atpine Tablet is used in the treatment of bradycardia.
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Atpine Tablet side effects

Common

Dryness in mouth, Excessive thirst, Palpitations, Increased heart rate, Arrhythmia, Reduced bronchial secretions, Dry skin, Slow heart rate, Photophobia, Dilatation of pupil, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Difficulty in urination, Constipation, Loss of accommodation.

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How to use Atpine Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Atpine Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Atpine Tablet works

Atropine belongs to class of medication called as anticholinergic drugs. It acts by blocking the activity chemicals (acetylcholine) in the body, thereby producing effects such as reduction of salivary and other body secretions, relief of abdominal pain due to cramps, increase in the heart rate, and widening of the pupil.
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In Depth Information on Atpine Tablet

Expert advice for Atpine Tablet

  • Do not start or continue atropine, in any form if you are allergic to atropine or any other ingredients of the medicine.
  • Do not start or continue atropine eye drops if you wear soft contact lenses; if you have increased pressure in the eyes (glaucoma); fever or increased heart rate. 
  • Do not start or continue atropine tablets if you have a condition called pyloric stenosis characterize with difficulty for food to move from stomach into the small intestine causing pain or vomiting; or acid reflux with heartburn (gastro-oesophageal reflux) and diarrhea.
  • Avoid taking atropine if you have urinary retention, high blood pressure, any heart problem including weak heart, or high thyroid hormone level.
  • Do not take this drug if you have rare hereditary problems of intolerance to done or more types of sugar (including galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption.)
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking atropine in any form. 
  • Atropine can cause visual disturbances, giddiness and staggering and, therefore, caution has to be taken before operating an automobile or machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination.
 
 
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Atpine Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Atpine Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Atpine Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Atpine Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Atpine Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Milk secretion may decrease.
Driving
Atpine Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Atpine Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Atpine Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Atpine Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atpine Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Atpine Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Atpine Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Atpine Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Atropine

Q. Is atropine a controlled substance?
No, it is available as prescription drug
Q. Is atropine a beta blocker /calcium channelblocker/adrenaline/ parasympathomimetic/vasopressor?
No, atropine belongs to class of medication called as anticholinergics or cholinergic antagonist
Q. Is atropine an agonist or antagonist?
Atropine is an antagonist of cholinergic receptors
Q. Is atropine a narcotic drug?
No, it is not a narcotic. However, it is often available in combination with drugs that have abuse potential
Q. Does atropine increase blood pressure/decrease heart rate/sedation/urinary retention/increase contractility?
Atropine decreases heart rate and increases blood pressure; It causes urinary retention as well as decreased contractility of gut and urinary bladder muscles. It does not cause sedation, on the contrary, it causes excitation, sleeplessness and agitation
Q. Does atropine cross placenta?
Yes, small amount of atropine can cause placenta. Always follow your doctor’s advice regarding its use
Q. Does atropine block activity of acetylcholine /nicotinic receptor?
Yes, atropine acts by inhibiting the activity of acetylcholine on muscarinic and nicotinic receptors.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Atpine with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Atpine with Rivastigmine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rivastigmine: Rivadem, Exelon, Rivasmine, Rivamer
Atpine with Galantamine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Atpine with Donepezil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Donepezil: Nozil, Donetaz, Nepzil, Lapezil, Dnp, Alzil, Aricep, Donaz, Dozare, Donep, Cognidep, Donecept, Dorent
Atpine with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor, Dejac, Xydap, Dapox, Ejalong, Prilyxet
Atpine with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride, Prolevo, Micropride, Levazeo, Levogastrol, Tilpride, Levogut, Neopride
Atpine with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Atpine with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Atpine with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam, Citalin
Atpine with Zotepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zotepine: Sirilept
Atpine with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf
Atpine with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Atpine with Aripiprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Aripiprazole: Arifril, Arpizol, Aripicad, Aridus, Asprito MT, Aria, Apz, Aripiren, Arzu, Arpit, Aripra, Asprito, Pipra A, Schizopra, Aripra MT
Atpine with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Atpine with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Atpine with Fluvoxamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Voxinix, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin, Fluxam, Sorest, Fluvoxin, Fluvo, Frext
Atpine with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Atpine with Trifluoperazine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Espazine, Siquil, Trazine
Atpine with Flupenthixol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Flupenthixol: Fluanxol, Spenzo, Anxiset
Atpine with Thioridazine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Thioridazine: T Zine, Thioril, Tridaz, Multizine, Ridazin, Delnil, Thiolent, Zeneril, Sychozine, Psyril, Melleril, Tensaril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Isosorbide Dinitrate: Sorbitrate, Isordil, Cardicap
Atpine with Penfluridol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Atpine with Loxapine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxacon, Loxapax, Loxpin, Loxacalm C
Atpine with Chlorpromazine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame, Zinetil, CPZ, Largactil
Atpine with Haloperidol
MODERATE
Atpine with Nitroprusside
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitroprusside: Nitoside
Atpine with Fluphenazine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Monazine, Prolinate
Atpine with Pimozide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide
Atpine with Rasagiline
MINOR
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
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