HIGHLIGHTS OF PRESCRIBING INFORMATION
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ATROPINE SULFATE INJECTION, for intravenous use
Initial U.S. Approval: 1960
INDICATIONS AND USAGE
Atropine is a muscarinic antagonist indicated for temporary blockade of severe or life threatening muscarinic effects. (1)
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
Most adverse reactions are directly related to atropine's antimuscarinic action. Dryness of the mouth, blurred vision, photophobia and tachycardia commonly occur with chronic administration of therapeutic doses. (6)
To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact Hospira, Inc. at 1-800-441-4100, or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Mexiletine: Decreases rate of mexiletine absorption. (7.1)
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