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  • bradycardia
  • The parasympatholytic action of atropine decreases oral and respiratory secretions, relieves airway constriction, and attenuates the bradycardia induced by organophosphate insecticides and nerve agents. (drugs.com)
  • Injections of atropine are used in the treatment of bradycardia (a heart rate (wikipedia.org)
  • Commonly used medications during a rapid sequence intubation: Etomidate Fentanyl Ketamine Midazolam Propofol Thiopental Succinylcholine Rocuronium Vecuronium Atropine - For patients where bradycardia is a concern Metaraminol or ephedrine, where hypotension (low blood pressure) may occur secondary to the sedating drugs Rapid sequence intubation refers to the pharmacologically induced sedation and neuromuscular paralysis prior to intubation of the trachea. (wikipedia.org)
  • anticholinergic
  • The quick onset of action and ease of sublingual atropine administration compared to alternative anticholinergic agents may make sublingual atropine an acceptable option in end-of-life care. (drugs.com)
  • Cold Medications (i.e. containing Phenylpropanolamine, or PPA) prescription drugs: Prednisone and other corticosteroids Isotretinoin Anticholinergic drugs atropine scopolamine antidepressants L-dopa antiepileptics antipsychotics, in an idiosyncratic reaction Other illegal drugs (not listed above), including: MDMA (ecstasy) Phencyclidine (PCP) Ketamine Synthetic research chemicals used recreationally, including: JWH-018 and some other synthetic cannabinoids, or mixtures containing them (e.g. (wikipedia.org)
  • plants
  • Atropine occurs naturally in a number of plants of the nightshade family including deadly nightshade, Jimson weed, and mandrake. (wikipedia.org)
  • type
  • Atropine is also useful in treating second-degree heart block Mobitz type 1 (Wenckebach block), and also third-degree heart block with a high purkinje or AV-nodal escape rhythm. (wikipedia.org)
  • International
  • Atropine was previously included in international resuscitation guidelines for use in cardiac arrest associated with asystole and PEA, but was removed from these guidelines in 2010 due to a lack of evidence for its effectiveness. (wikipedia.org)