Atropine


UCB | Atropine (Medication)


Desc:

Atropine Sulfate Injection is a parenteral anticholinergic agent and muscarinic antagonist. This medication works by blocking the actions of a certain natural substance (acetylcholine) that your body makes.

Atropine is used to decrease saliva and phlegm and to control stomach/intestinal spasms. This drug may also be used to treat irritable bowel syndrome. ...

Side Effect:

Inform your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur:mental/mood changes (e. g. , hallucinations, confusion), hot/dry skin, weakness, vision changes, eye pain/redness, fast/irregular heartbeat, difficulty urinating, difficulty swallowing, voice changes (e. g. , hoarseness). Blurred vision, widened pupils, headache, constipation, dry mouth/nose/throat, decreased sweating, dizziness, and drowsiness may occur. ...

Precaution:

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of:heart/blood vessel disease (e. g. , irregular heartbeat, congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease), difficulty urinating (e. g. , due to enlarged prostate), Down's syndrome, spastic paralysis or brain damage (in children), myasthenia gravis, overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), liver disease, kidney disease, lung disease, high blood pressure, bowel disease (e. g. , paralytic ileus, diarrhea), stomach/esophagus problems (e. g. , ulcers, acid reflux disease). ...