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Atropine (Definition)

Atropine is a rhythm control agent which is a ...Read more


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Is there an antidote for heparin?

Is there an antidote for heparin?

Yes: There is a drug called Protamine sulfate that can counteract Heparin in the case of overdose. It binds to heparin, inactivating its anticoagulant ability. ...Read more

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Dosage of atropine for op poisoning?

Dosage of atropine for op poisoning?

Not an issue for: Self treatment. Please consult your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. If by op you mean opiate, Atropine is not a proper treatment. ...Read more

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Is there an effective IV antidote for xarelto?

Is there an effective IV antidote for xarelto?

Yes, ButRarelyNeeded: Because, like the other factor Xa inhibitors, the half-life for clearance is short, about 5 -9 hrs for healthy people 20-45 yrs, possibly longer older/sick. Xarelto inhibits clot formation & is Rx'ed because of evidence/concern of forming clots inside blood vessels, not just at blood vessel breaks, thus any bleeding problems are ↑ed. Xarelto does NOT thin blood; blood viscosity does not change. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of atropine in an overdose?

What are the side effects of atropine in an overdose?

Atropine: Atropine has drying effects, leading to constipation, dry skin, blurred vision, dry skin, fever, dry mouth, etc. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with atropine injections?

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What side effects are associated with atropine injections?

Atropine: Atropine has drying effects, leading to constipation, dry skin, blurred vision, dry skin, fever, dry mouth, etc. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of atropine if taken an overdose?

What are the side effects of atropine if taken an overdose?

Anticholinergic: Atropine overdose leads to anticholinergic symptoms, like dry mouth, urinary retention, constipation, decreased bowel sounds, flushing or reddening of the skin, fever and disorientation. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Atropine overdose?

Atropine overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. Potential O/D symptoms include " palpitation, dilated pupils, difficulty in swallowing, hot dry skin, thirst, dizziness, restlessness, tremor, fatigue and ataxia. Toxic doses lead to marked palpitation, restlessness & excitement hallucinations, delirium & coma. Depression & circulatory collapse occur only with severe " > ...Read more

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What is the antidote for someone who might be having a herion overdose?

Narcan (naloxone): Narcan (naloxone) should be administered to the person as soon as possible. Emt's or emergency room personnel are best suited to administer narcan (naloxone). ...Read more

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How long will it take for the atropine to wear off and my pupils to shrink back to normal size?

How long will it take for the atropine to wear off and my pupils to shrink back to normal size?

Atropine for eyes: The duration of action for Atropine can last up to two weeks. If vision is blurred, protect eyes from bright light & do not drive or operate dangerous machinery until the atropine's effects have worn off. Many eye docs do not use Atropine because of this long duration of action. ...Read more

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What is an antidote for dobutamine?

What is an antidote for dobutamine?

Beta blockers: Dobutamine speed up the heart rate through the adrenergic system. Beta-blockers would negate this effect. ...Read more

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What is an antidote for dipyridamole?

What is an antidote for dipyridamole?

Aminophylline: Aminophylline reverses the vasodilatory effects of dipyridamole. However, vasopressors may still be required. Dialysis won't work since it's protein-bound. ...Read more

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What are the best antidotes for capsiacin burning?

What are the best antidotes for capsiacin burning?

Ice water: Capsiacin has the main component of cayenne pepper. Try icing the feet or hands and avoid using this medication again. Try either biofreeze or icy hot or ben gay, etc... ...Read more

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What are the uses of lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine)?

What are the uses of lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine)?

Diarrhea: Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) is used to treat diarrhea. It is usually a very effective medication. ...Read more

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What is the antidote for aspirin?

What is the antidote for aspirin?

A Hospital: Aspirin overdose is a serious problem that can lead to death. If someone has taken too much aspirin, the best treatment is getting to the closest hospital emergency room. Activated charcoal, intravenous dextrose and normal saline, sodium bicarbonate, and dialysis may be necessary for overdoses. ...Read more

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What are atropine injections used for?

What are atropine injections used for?

Antidote: In my case, it would be an antidote to anti-cholinergic medications. For example, if a patient takes too much Tensilon, Atropine can be given to counter act the medication. ...Read more

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Who should not use atropine injections?

Who should not use atropine injections?

Atropine injections: "Conditions in which inhibition of postganglionic cholinergic nerves are undesirable, such as glaucoma and tachycardia. Also contraindicated in asthma, because the parenteral dose which might relieve asthma would have an excessive drying effect upon mucous plugs in the bronchi. Prostatic hypertrophy, while not a contraindication, requires special attention to signs of urinary retention." See: ...Read more

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Can children be given atropine injections?

Can children be given atropine injections?

Yes: The use of this drug is common in some clinical settings, like before surgery. It is safe and effective when used in the appropriate setting. ...Read more

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What amount of atropine will cause problems?

What amount of atropine will cause problems?

Atropine: "Doses of 0.5 to 1 mg of Atropine are mildly stimulating to the central nervous system. Larger doses may produce mental disturbances; still larger doses are depressing. Death from Atropine poisoning, though rare, is usually due to paralysis of the medullary centers." See: http://www. Drugs. Com/pro/atropine. Html ...Read more

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What is the therapeutic dosage range of atropine?

What is the therapeutic dosage range of atropine?

Atropine: Depends on the age & what it is used for. For example, for heart block in children it is started at 0.01-0.03mg. Per kg. Intravenous, and for adult it is 0.4-1mg. For other uses, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I wanna know whether atropine injection is high alert or not?

? Question: Not sure what your question is here, but atropine injections are often used in critical situations. ...Read more

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Does atropine overdose cause convulsions?

Atropine OD: It's hard to guess the circumstances surrounding this question, but if you suspect Atropine overdose in someone, get immediate medical help as it can be life threatening. That said, Atropine overdose can cause seizures as well as the anticholinergic toxidrome of delirium, hallucinations, fever, flushing, blurred vision, constipation, inability to pee, and sometimes coma. ...Read more

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Can you take atropine with narcan (naloxone)?

Can you take atropine with narcan (naloxone)?

Yes, but why?: Anesthesiologist use these combination occasionally, but under very controlled circumstances. These would be dangerous medications to mix by non anesthesiology trained people ...Read more

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Can pregnant women be given atropine injections?

Can pregnant women be given atropine injections?

Atropine injections: Atropine injections are FDA Pregnancy category C. Benefit must outweigh risk to use. ...Read more

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Is there any antidote for cyproheptadine toxicity?

Periactin poisoning: Https://medlineplus. Gov/ency/article/002617.htm

There is published information from the US National Library of Medicine on cyproheptadine overdose.

Other non overdose toxicity should subside as the drug leaves the body ...Read more