Atropin Injection

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Composition for Atropin NA Injection

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Primarily used for

Bradycardia, Uveitis
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Alcohol
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1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Atropin Injection

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Uses of Atropin Injection

Atropin Injection is used in the treatment of bradycardia and uveitis.
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Side effects of Atropin Injection

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Dry 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 Atropin Injection

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

How Atropin 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..

In Depth Information on Atropin Injection

Expert advice for Atropin 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Atropin Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Atropin Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Atropin 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Atropin 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.
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Driving
Atropin Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect
your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Atropin Injection should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Atropin Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Atropin Injection should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atropin Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Risperdal 3 Tablet, Paliris 3mg Tablet, Cipralex 5mg Tablet, Glynit 2.6mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Atropine, 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 for Atropin NA Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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Substitutes for Atropin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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