How long do side effects of atropine last?
Regarding this, what are the side effects of atropine?
Common side effects of atropine sulfate include:
- dry mouth,
- blurred vision,
- sensitivity to light,
- lack of sweating,
- loss of balance,
- hypersensitivity reactions (such as skin rash), and.
Secondly, how do you treat atropine overdose? Physostigmine is the antidote to atropine. It works quickly to stop the delirium and coma associated with the atropine overdose. But it's also quickly destroyed in the body so the coma could return, requiring additional doses.
Similarly, it is asked, how long does IV atropine last?
Intravenous use. Adults: 0.5 - 2 mg atropine sulfate (5 - 20 ml), can be repeated after 5 minutes and subsequently every 10-15 minutes as required, until signs and symptoms disappear (this dose may be exceeded many times).
How long does atropine last for bradycardia?
Bradycardia: 1 mg every 3 to 5 minutes (3 mg max), repeat until desired heart rate is obtained, most effective for sinus and AV nodal disease.