Poisonning and Drug Dependance
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In treatment of:
1. Dry mouth
3.Difficulty in swallowing
12.Irritation at the site of injection site
14.Retention of urine
1.Hypersensitivity to Atropine and other belladonna alkaloids
3.Obstructive disease of gastrointestinal tract
5.Unstable cardiovascular status in acute haemorrhage
1.Any work that require mental alertness like drivingoperating machineAlcoholics
Pre anaesthetic medication: (IM) or (SC) 300-600mcg is given 30-60 minutes before surgery.
Bradycardia (IV ): 0.3 - 1 mg dose can be repeated every 3 - 5 minutes 0.03 mg / kg in patient with mild Bradycardia and 0.4 mg / kg with severe Bradycardia,
To block the adverse muscarinic effect of anticholinesterase agents: 0.6 - 1.2 mg for each 0.5 - 2.5 mg of Neostigmine administered intravenously a few minutes before anticholinesterase agents.
Antidote for anticholinesterase insecticidal poisoning: (IM or IV): Initial dose: 1 - 2mg is given and dose can be increased up to 6 mg in severe cases and repeat the dose every 5 - 60 minutes until muscarinic symptoms disappears.
Prevention of Bronchospasm: 0.025 mg / kg is administered with the help of a nebulisers 3 - 4 times daily up to 2.5 mg
Premedication: (IM) or (SC): 20mcg/kg.
Bradycardia (IV): 10 - 20 mcg/kg doses can be repeated up to 1 mg
Antidote for anticholinesterase insecticidal poisoning: (IM or IV): Initial dose: 0.05 mg / kg is given and repeat the dose every 10 -30 minutes until muscarinic symptoms disappears