Medicine Overview of Atrozen Eye Ointment
Atrozen Eye Ointment is used in the treatment of uveitis.
Side Effects of Atrozen are Blurred vision, Increased heart rate, Photophobia, Eye pain, Stinging sensation, High blood pressure.
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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid.
Atrozen Eye Ointment 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).
In Depth Information on Atrozen 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.
Atrozen Eye Ointment related warnings
No interaction found/established
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Atrozen 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.
Atrozen 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.
Atrozen Eye Ointment may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
If you miss a dose of Atrozen Eye Ointment, 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.
Questions Related to Atrozen
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
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
Frequently asked questions about Atrozen Eye Ointment
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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