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ISOPTO ATROPINE
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Drug Name:

ISOPTO ATROPINE Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Atropine sulfate 1%; oph soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

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Therapeutic Use:

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Indications for ISOPTO ATROPINE:

For mydriasis and/or cycloplegia. For cycloplegic refraction, for papillary dilation desired in inflammatory conditions of the iris and uveal tract.

Adult Dose for ISOPTO ATROPINE:

Compress lacrimal sac by digital pressure for 2–3 minutes after instillation to avoid excessive systemic absorption. Uveitis: 1–2 drops in the eye(s) up to 4 times daily. Heavily pigmented irides may require larger doses.

Children's Dose for ISOPTO ATROPINE:

Not established.

Pharmacological Class:

Anticholinergic.

Contraindications:

Primary glaucoma or tendency toward glaucoma (eg, narrow anterior chamber angle).

Warnings/Precautions:

Previous susceptibility to belladonna alkaloids; excessive use may produce systemic symptoms of atropine poisoning. Estimate depth of angle of anterior chamber to avoid inducing angle closure glaucoma. Infants. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Adverse Reactions:

Prolonged use: follicular conjunctivitis, vascular congestion, edema, exudate, eczematoid dermatitis; hypotension, progressive respiratory depression (with excessive systemic absorption); children: coma, death possible.

How Supplied:

Soln—5mL, 15mL

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