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Atropisol has many uses in the medical community. When Atropisol is prescribed orally it may be used prior to anesthesia to reduce or prevent secretions of the respiratory tract, treatment for parkinsonsism, treatment of peptic ulcers, treatment of bed-wetting or frequent urination, reduction of laughing or crying due to brain lesions, treatment of alcohol withdrawal symptoms, relief of motion sickness and short-term treatment of bronchospasms associated with asthma, bronchitis and COPD. When taking this medication for ulcers, take the drug 20 to 30 minutes prior to eating and if taking for other conditions it is not necessary to coordinate taking the drug with food, unless upset stomach occurs. Follow up visits and regular monitoring will be necessary to determine how effective the medication is. It is important to take Atropisol as directed by the prescribing physician. Patients should not take herbal medicines, over the counter medication or dietary supplements without the knowledge of the health care provider.

Atropisol ophthalmic is used to dilate the pupil prior to surgery or when inflammation occurs. Atropisol will relax the muscles in eye to allow them to widen and not to respond to light. This medication is only to be used in the eye and ask the health care provider how to use this medication with the proper technique. Wash hands, do not allow the tip of bottle to touch the eye, eyelid, fingers or other surfaces, tip head back, look up, pull the lower eyelid down and place the prescribed number of drops in eye. Never rub the eyes after using Atropisol. Discontinue use if inflammation occurs.

C is the pregnancy rating category given to Atropisol by the American Food and Drug Association.Women should discuss pregnancy or the possibility of pregnancy with the health care provider. This medication can be excreted while lactating, so either discontinue breastfeeding or discontinue the use of this medication. Atropisol should be cautiously when giving to children. Elderly patients or patients with Down’s syndrome, brain damage, significant renal failure, disorders of heart rhythm, spastic paralysis, severe narrow angle glaucoma or a recent MI should be monitored closely when using the medication. When taking Atropisol, avoid strenuous activity in high temperatures or humidity and wear dark glasses to make bright light and sunlight more tolerable.

Abnormal movements, agitation, diarrhea, amnesia, headache, loss of libido, mental disorder, dry mucous membranes, oral lesions, rash, salivation, shallow or slow respiration, excessive thirst, tongue chewing and dizziness are all side effects of taking Atropisol. If any of these side effects or any other bothersome symptoms occur, contact the health care provider as soon as possible. If any severe side effects should occur, the patient should immediately contact their prescribing physician. Severe side effects are any allergic reaction (rash, hives, swelling of the face, mouth, lips or tongue, difficulty breathing), hallucinations, flushing, eye pain, inability to urination, confusion, change in behavior, chest pain or abdominal pain, vomiting or drowsiness.

Dry mouth, thirst, vomiting, nausea, CNS stimulation, delirium, restlessness, stupor, fever, seizures, hallucinations, convulsions, weak pulse, respiratory depression, blurred vision, rash or hot skin are all sign of overdose. If overdose occurs or is suspected, immediately contact a local poison control center or go to the closest emergency medical center.

Patients should never mix medications and should always talk to their doctor before taking any new medications, over the counter drugs, herbal remedies, or vitamin supplements. Quinidine, tricyclic antidepressants, amantadine, antihistamines, decongestants, appetite suppressants, and phenothiazines have a documented jistory of reacting with Atropisol.

Atropisol has the following structural formula:

Chemical structure of atropisol

• Molecular formula of atropisol is C17H23NO3
• Chemical IUPAC Name is (8-methyl-8-azabicyclo[3.2.1]oct-3-yl) 3-hydroxy-2-phenyl-propanoate
• Molecular weight is 289.369 g/mol
Atropisol available : 5ml 1% bottles

Generic name: Atropine

Brand name(s): Atnaa, Atropair, Atropen, Atropin, Atropina, Atropinol, Atrosulf, Equipin, Eyesules, Hyoscyamine, I-Tropine, Isopto atropine, Minims atropine, Ocu-Tropine, Tropine tropate, Troyl tropate

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