Atropine- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugAtropine is an Antidotes and Substances Used in Poisoning
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Atropine is used for
1. Organophosphate and carbamate poisoning
2. Premedication
3. Antispasmodic
4. As mydriatic
5. Cycloplegic refraction procedures
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms INJECTION
Contraindications 1. In myasthenia gravis
2. Paralytic ileus
3. Pyloric stenosis and prostac enlargement
4. Reflux oesophagitis
5. Unstable cardiac rhythm
Precautions1. Elderly
2. Down syndrome
3. Angle-closure glaucoma
4. Myasthenia gravis
5. Prostatic enlargement
6. Pyrexia
7. lactation
8. Interactions
9. Pregnancy
Adverse Effects 1. Constipation
2. Transient bradycardia
3. Reduced bronchial secretions
4. Urinary urgency and retention
5. Dilatation of the pupils with loss of accommodation
6. Photophobia
7. Dry mouth
8. Flushing and dryness of the skin
Pregnancy Category C

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