• Topical atropine is used as a cycloplegic, to temporarily paralyze the accommodation reflex, and as a mydriatic, to dilate the pupils. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is one of the most commonly overdosed over-the-counter medications, partly due to misconception that if it is over-the-counter then it cannot be all that harmful. (healthtap.com)
  • Atropine eye drops have been shown to be effective in slowing the progression of myopia in children in several studies, but it is not available for this use, and side effects would limit its use. (wikipedia.org)
  • Deaths with body temperatures in excess of 42 °C have occurred after the use of atropine-containing eye drops in children. (mhmedical.com)
  • If the overdose is small one is likely to have GI upset with nausea vomiting and diarrhea . (healthtap.com)
  • Atropine affects the body in many different ways, such as reducing spasms in the bladder, stomach, and intestines . (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Troops who are likely to be attacked with chemical weapons often carry autoinjectors with atropine and obidoxime, for rapid injection into the muscles of the thigh. (wikipedia.org)
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  • You may not be able to take atropine, or you may require a lower dose or special monitoring during treatment if you have any of the conditions listed above. (cardiosmart.org)
  • In refractive and accommodative amblyopia, when occlusion is not appropriate sometimes atropine is given to induce blur in the good eye. (wikipedia.org)