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Atropine Eye Ointment

Manufacturer: Jawa Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Atropine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Atropine Eye Ointment falls under the group of medicines known as dopamine-receptor antagonists. It is used in patients taking chemotherapy to decrease the risk of any infections. It provides relief in case of migraines and heartburn. It may also be used before any surgery to decrease saliva production and to prevent airway secretions. It treats diabetes and muscle spasms in stomach and other organs. By raising the stem cells count, it treats the problem of low white blood cell count. Atropine Eye Ointment is also helpful for the patients receiving radiation as it increases the formation of neutrophils in the bone marrow.

Possible side effects include severe fever, cough, chest pain, headache, sleeping trouble, drowsiness, shakiness, hives, irregular heartbeat and restlessness vomiting, pain in joints and hair loss.

Don’t use this drug if you’re allergic to it, or have sickle-cell disease. Patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy or those having a history of breast cancer are not recommended to use this medicine. It should only be used by pregnant women and breastfeeding women, if no alternative is found. Using filgrastim-sndz, tbo-filgrastim or pegfilgrastim is not recommended while using Atropine Eye Ointment.

It is introduced into the body either by injecting it into the vein or under the skin. Dosage depends on the health conditions of the patients and can vary from once daily to four times a day before each meal and once before going to bed.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Pulmonologist before using this medicine.

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  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Atrocin 1% w/w/1% w/w ointment is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Atrocin 1% w/w/1% w/w ointment is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Patients should not drive or operate machinery .
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Contraindicated in renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Atropine Eye Ointment , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Atropine Eye Ointment inhibits the function of the parasympathetic nervous system by acting as an antagonist to the neurotransmitters. It increases the firing and conduction of electrical impulses of the heart. It inhibits the accommodation reflex and dilation of the pupils of the eyes.

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