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AtroPen Auto-Injector (injection)

Generic name: atropine (injection) [AT-roe-peen]
Brand name: AtroPen Auto-Injector
Classes of drugs: chronotropic anticholinergic agents, anticholinergics and antispasmodics, and antidotes

What is an AtroPen auto-injector?

AtroPen auto-injectors are used to aid in reducing mucus, saliva, or other secretions that can be found within your airway during a surgical procedure.The AtroPen auto-injector can be used for certain kinds of poisoning.AtroPen auto-injectors can also be used to treat conditions that are not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of AtroPen auto-injector

See a doctor immediately. Get medical attention immediately if you notice symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, such as hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.

Inform your carers immediately. If you suffer from:

  • A feeling of lightheadedness, as if you're passing out;
  • Beats of your heart or the sound of fluttering your chest
  • Nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, and becoming full after having eaten a small portion;
  • Blurred vision blurred vision, pain, or seeing halos around light sources;
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Experiencing a sense of excitement or anxiety;
  • Balance issues, tremors, or muscle movements
  • More thirst, dry, and hot skin;
  • Tiredness;
  • A severe skin rash.

Common adverse consequences of atropen auto-injectors may include:

  • Rapid heartbeats, heartbeats that pound, or the feeling of your chest fluttering;
  • Flushing (sudden warmth, redness, or tingly sensation);
  • Urinary issues;
  • Constipation, bloating, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting;
  • Insanity in sex; impotence;
  • Dry mouth;
  • With dry eyes and blurred vision, your eyes could become more sensitive.
  • Confusion, dizziness,
  • Headache, drowsiness.

These side effects do not cover every possibility and others could arise as well.. Contact your doctor to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Get medical attention following any treatment with atropine in order to treat toxic poisoning. After the injection, you might need more treatment and monitoring.

Prior to using this drug

Contact your physician if you have ever suffered from:

  • Asthma or another breathing disorder;
  • Glaucoma;
  • Prostate enlarged;
  • Problems with urination;
  • A heart rhythm disorder
  • Kidney or liver disease
  • Myasthenia gravis;
  • Obstruction inside the digestion tract (stomach or the intestines).

In an emergency situation, you might not be able to inform carers that you're breastfeeding or pregnant. It is important that the doctor who cares for you or your baby understand that you've received an AtroPen auto-injector.

How do I take AtroPen auto-injector?

The AtroPen Auto-Injector is injected directly into a muscle, under the skin, or into a vein. Your doctor can administer this injection or show you how to use the medication on your own.AtroPen auto-injectors are typically administered immediately following the onset of symptoms of poisoning.You can be observed for 72 hours in order to confirm that the treatment is working and that there are no negative effects from the poison.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Since the AtroPen Auto Injector is only utilised when it is needed, it doesn't have an ad-hoc dosing schedule.

What happens if I overdose?

You will be monitored closely to ensure that you don't take too much AtroPen auto-injector. The carers will swiftly help you if they notice symptoms of an overdose.Overdose symptoms can include vision issues, fever, feeling unstable, loss of balance or coordination, difficulty concentrating, a fast heart rate, hallucinations, confusion (seeing or hearing sounds), and shallow or weak breathing or breathing that ceases.

Aviod this

Avoid driving and other hazardous activities until you understand the effects this medicine has on your body. The way you react could be affected.Beware of becoming dehydrated or overheated during workouts and in hot temperatures. AtroPen's auto-injector could reduce the sweating and make you more susceptible to suffering heat stroke.

Interaction with other drug

The AtroPen Auto Injector could cause problems for the body's ability to take in other medications that you consume by mouth. Discuss with your doctor the other medications you are taking, particularly prealidoxime.Other medications could impact AtroPen auto-injectors, including medications that are prescribed and available over the counter, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your physician about the medicines you are currently taking as well as any medications you are about to start or stop taking.