Atropen P Eye Drop

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Atropen P Eye Drop

Atropen P Eye Drop is used in the treatment of uveitis.

Atropen P Eye Drop side effects

Common
  • Blurred vision
  • Increased heart rate
  • Photophobia
  • Eye pain
  • Stinging sensation
  • High blood pressure

How to use Atropen P Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Atropen P Eye Drop works

Atropen P Eye Drop is an anticholinergic medication. It works by making the pupil of your eye larger and relaxes the muscles in your eye, allowing proper examination. It also helps reduce inflammation or swelling in the eye (uveitis or iritis).

Atropen P Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Atropen P Eye Drop 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
Atropen P Eye Drop 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
Atropen P Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Atropen P Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Atropen P Eye Drop, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • 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.
 
 

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Atropen P with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Rivasun
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Zipris
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Quitsun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zosert
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma
MODERATE
MODERATE
Brand(s): Loxaris
MODERATE
Brand(s): R Zep
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Atropen P

My eyes are becoming red past 6 days.so i consult a doctor but i found no improvement in it they told me its an allergy and give me to eye drops(lubi fresh,pataday 0.2)but it didnt give me any effect
Dr. Vishal Arora
Eye Specialist
One needs to check for uveitis or active inflamation if the redness is not going with the use of the drops you are using. Decrease your digital screen exposure as this kind of picture is also seen with digital eye strain http://www.arohealth.com/computer-vision-syndrome2.html
I had a problem in my eyes i.e uveitis.After a period of treatment of eyes suggested me a test for of HLA B27.Report is positive.Now i am confused what to do.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
You need not do much all you need to know that you are at high risk of developing certain diseases eg. Ankylosing spondylitis, Uveitis etc but it does not means that you already suffer from these diseaseSo keep a check on your medical fitness. And exercise regularly
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FAQs

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.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Indoco Remedies Limited, Indoco House, 166 CST Road, Santacruz (E), Mumbai 400 098, INDIA
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