Sulfato de Atropina solution for injection

Sulfato de Atropina solution for inyection

ANTICHOLINERGICS
ANTISPASMODICS

Presentation:

Vial containing 10 mL and 50 mL.

Species:

Composition

Atropine sulfate 1 mg
Excipients q.s. 1 mL

Therapeutic Action

Anticholinergic drug. Antispasmodic drug.

Indications for Use

The product is indicated for cats and dogs in the following cases:
- In surgical premedication, to avoid excessive salivation, to reduce bronchial mucus, and to avoid vagal reflex that can occur during manipulation of the abdominal content. Furthermore, it prevents bradycardia-producing effects of some anesthetics.
-Renal Colic and gastroenteritis. Spasmodic constipation.
- Poisoning caused by organophosphorus, carbamate and cholinergic agents.

Route of Administration

Subcutaneous, intramuscular or intravenous, depending on the case.

Dosage and Instructions for Use

In surgical premedication:
Administer 0.04 mg/kg body weight (0.4 mL/10 kg body weight) IM or IV.
As an Antispasmodic drug:
Administer 0.04 mg/kg body weight (0.4 mL/10 kg body weight) SC, IM or IV, every 6-8 hours.
In case of organophosphorus or carbamate poisoning:
Administer 0.2 to 0.5 mg/kg body weight (2 to 5 mL/10 kg body weight) SC, IM or IV.
Repeat dose as needed.

Contraindications / Warnings / Precautions

Do not administer to patients with glaucoma or to patients with hypersensitivity to belladonna-derived alkaloids.
In case of poisoning, due to excessive doses, neostigmine can be administered intramuscularly every 2 to 3 hours.

Available

- Argentina