Atropine blocks acetylcholine in the nervous system, used for emergencies like bradycardia and poisoning. It’s also used in premedication before anesthesia and to prevent side effects of muscle relaxant reversal after surgery.
Atropine is an anticholinergic medicine used in emergency situations when the heart beats too slowly. It can also be used as an antidote for insecticide or nerve gas poisoning, mushroom poisoning, and as part of premedication before general anesthesia. Additionally, it can prevent side effects of other drugs used to reverse muscle relaxants after surgery.
Given by intramuscular or intravenous injection as prescribed by physician.
Common Side Effects:
Blurred vision, dry mouth, flushing
Store at controlled room temperature. Protect from light.
For medical use only. Careful monitoring required.