Atropine Sulphate 1% w/w Eye Ointment

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Pharmatak Opthalmics Pvt Ltd

Composition for Atropine Sulphate 1% w/w Eye Ointment

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Primarily used for

Bradycardia, Uveitis
10.41
3 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Atropine Sulphate Eye Ointment

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Uses of Atropine Sulphate Eye Ointment

Atropine Sulphate 1% w/w Eye Ointment is used in the treatment of bradycardia and uveitis.
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Side effects of Atropine Sulphate Eye Ointment

Common

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 Atropine Sulphate Eye Ointment

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 tube close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Atropine Sulphate Eye Ointment 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 Atropine Sulphate Eye Ointment

Expert advice for Atropine Sulphate Eye Ointment

  • 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 Atropine Sulphate 1% w/w Eye Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Atropine Sulphate 1% w/w Eye Ointment 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
Atropine Sulphate 1% w/w Eye Ointment 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
Atropine Sulphate 1% w/w Eye Ointment may make you feel dizz
y, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Atropine Sulphate 1% w/w Eye Ointment should be used with ca
ution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Atropine Sulphate 1% w/w Eye Ointment may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Atropine Sulphate 1% w/w Eye Ointment should be used with ca
ution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atropine Sulphate 1% w/w Eye Ointment may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Atropine Sulphate 1% w/w Eye Ointment

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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