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Atro Injection

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Primary uses of Atro Injection

Bradycardia
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Alcohol
MRP
2.47
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Atro Injection

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Uses of Atro Injection

Atro Injection is used in the treatment of bradycardia.
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Atro Injection 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 Atro Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Atro Injection 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 Atro Injection

Expert advice for Atro Injection

  • 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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Atro Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Atro Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Atro Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Atro Injection 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
Atro Injection 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
Atro Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Atro Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Atro Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Atro Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atro Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Atro Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Atro Injection, 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 Atro Injection

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