When should I stop taking atropine?
Likewise, people ask, when should you not take atropine?
In general, atropine should not be used until cyanosis has been overcome since atropine may produce ventricular fibrillation and possible seizures in the presence of hypoxia. Close supervision of all moderately to severely poisoned patients is indicated for at least 48 to 72 hours.
Additionally, 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.
Considering this, how long does it take for atropine to wear off?
The blurred vision, caused by the atropine, will last for approximately seven days after the last instillation. The dilated pupil may remain for as long as 14 days.
Why would you use atropine?
Atropine Injection is given before anaesthesia to decrease mucus secretions, such as saliva. During anaesthesia and surgery, atropine is used to help keep the heart beat normal. Atropine sulfate is also used to block or reverse the adverse effects caused by some medicines and certain type of pesticides.