|Sub Group||Generic Formulary||Brand Name||Dosages||Unit||In treatment of||Adverse Effects||Contraiindication||Special Precaution||Interaction||Servings|
|ATROPINE||0.GMG/ML||Bottle- 10ml||Organophosphorus Poisioning||1. Dry mouth
3.Difficulty in swallowing
12.Irritation at the site of injection site
14.Retention of urine
|1.Hypersensitivity to Atropine and other belladonna alkaloids
3.Obstructive disease of gastrointestinal tract
5.Unstable cardiovascular status in acute haemorrhage
|1.Any work that require mental alertness like drivingoperating machineAlcoholics||Parenteral
Pre anaesthetic medication: (IM) or (SC) 300-600mcg is given 30-60 minutes before surgery.
Bradycardia (IV ): 0.3 - 1 mg dose can be repeated every 3 - 5 minutes 0.03 mg / kg in patient with mild Bradycardia and 0.4 mg / kg with severe Bradycardia,
To block the adverse muscarinic effect of anticholinesterase agents: 0.6 - 1.2 mg for each 0.5 - 2.5 mg of Neostigmine administered intravenously a few minutes before anticholinesterase agents.
Antidote for anticholinesterase insecticidal poisoning: (IM or IV): Initial dose: 1 - 2mg is given and dose can be increased up to 6 mg in severe cases and repeat the dose every 5 - 60 minutes until muscarinic symptoms disappears.
Prevention of Bronchospasm: 0.025 mg / kg is administered with the help of a nebulisers 3 - 4 times daily up to 2.5 mg
Premedication: (IM) or (SC): 20mcg/kg.
Bradycardia (IV): 10 - 20 mcg/kg doses can be repeated up to 1 mg
Antidote for anticholinesterase insecticidal poisoning: (IM or IV): Initial dose: 0.05 mg / kg is given and repeat the dose every 10 -30 minutes until muscarinic symptoms disappears