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Atropine is a sympathomimetic drug which has the effect of dilating pupils, increasing heart rate and reducing digestive activity.
 
Atropine is a sympathomimetic drug which has the effect of dilating pupils, increasing heart rate and reducing digestive activity.
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This drug is primarily used for:
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*Pupil dilation for examination of the retina during ophthalmic examination
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*Treatment of acute [[uveitis]]
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*Antidote for parasympathetic overload in [[organophosphate toxicity]]

Latest revision as of 19:31, 27 February 2013

Atropine is a sympathomimetic drug which has the effect of dilating pupils, increasing heart rate and reducing digestive activity.

This drug is primarily used for:

  • Pupil dilation for examination of the retina during ophthalmic examination
  • Treatment of acute uveitis
  • Antidote for parasympathetic overload in organophosphate toxicity