Atropine Sulphate Injection 1ml

Heart Failure Rx required
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M.R.P.: Rs.22.25

What is ATROPINE SULPHATE?

  • ATROPINE SULPHATE contains Atropine which belongs to a group of medicines called anticholinergics
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
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What ATROPINE SULPHATE is used for?

It is used:

  • during anaesthesia to dry up secretions in the mouth and chest and to keep heart beat normal
  • in the treatment of poisoning caused by certain substances like pesticides
  • to reverse the effects of certain drugs given during surgery to relax muscles
  • to prevent slowing of the heartbeat during CPR (emergency procedure undertaken to revive the heart when it has suddenly stopped)
  • to reverse over activity of certain substances (cholinergic crises) in myasthenia gravis (a condition where muscles become easily fatigued and weak due to defect in nerve muscle stimulation)

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor if you:

  • are allergic to any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis)
  • suffer from a disease of the colon and rectum (severe ulcerative colitis)
  • suffer from glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye)
  • suffer from paralytic ileus (a condition of the gut that causes severe constipation and bloating caused by inactivity of your intestines)
  • suffer from pyloric stenosis (a narrowing of the opening from the stomach to the intestine)
  • suffer from toxic megacolon (dilated colon accompanied by bloating, fever and abdominal pain)
  • have an overactive thyroid gland
  • suffer from reflux esophagitis (a condition that causes severe heart burn)
  • suffer from enlargement of the prostate
  • have problems associated with mental and physical growth (Down's syndrome)
  • have had a heart transplantation
  • have chronic pulmonary disease where the airflow to your lungs is restricted and you may cough and feel breathless
  • have heartburn or indigestion
  • have kidney, heart or liver disease
  • suffer from high blood pressure
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
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  • Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel like drowsiness, blurred vision, confusion and hallucinations

Tell your doctor, if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines such as:

  • disopyramide, mexiletine, quinidine (for irregular heartbeats)
  • clozapine, olanzapine (used for mental disorders)
  • domperidone, metoclopramide (used for vomiting)
  • ketoconazole (for fungal infection)
  • nitrates (used to treat chest pain)
  • antihistamines (for allergy)
  • phenothiazine or butyrophenone drugs (for anxiety or for more serious mental illness, or to relieve feeling or being sick)
  • tricyclic antidepressants, Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (to relieve depression)
  • amantadine used to treat Parkinsonism (a disorder in the brain causing muscle stiffness and shaking)
  • dicyclomine (antispasmodic drug)
  • propranolol (used to treat hypertension)
  • This medicine is usually given by a doctor or nurse
  • It is administered by injection into a vein, into the muscle or into the tissue just beneath the skin

If you are given more ATROPINE SULPHATE

  • It is unlikely because the medicine will be administered by a doctor if you suspect you have been given too much, you should tell the doctor immediately
  • Symptoms of overdose: difficulty in breathing, restlessness, hallucinations (seeing things that are not there) and occasionally convulsions

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Serious
Common
Uncommon
Rare
Very Rare
  • sudden wheeziness, difficulty in breathing, swelling of the eyelids, face or lips, rash or itching (especially affecting your whole body)
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[UNCOMMON]
[RARE]
  • heart conduction problems
Additional Information
Storage
[ADDITIONALINFORMATION]
  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children
  • Store at a room temperature of 15-25ºC
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