Active Ingredient(s): Atropine
FDA Approved: * May 15, 1973
Category: Anticholinergic

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

AtroPen Overview

Atropine is a naturally occurring tropane alkaloid extracted from deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna), Jimson weed (Datura stramonium), mandrake (Mandragora officinarum) and other plants of the family Solanaceae. It is a secondary metabolite of these plants and serves as a drug with a wide variety of effects. In general, atropine counters the "rest and digest" activity of glands regulated by the parasympathetic nervous system. This occurs because atropine is a competitive antagonist of the ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 0.05mg/ml, 0.1mg/ml, 0.25mg/0.7ml, 0.4mg/0.5ml, 0.4mg/ml, 0.5mg/0.7ml, 0.5mg/ml, 1mg/0.7ml, 1mg/ml, 2mg/0.7ml, eq 0.25mg sulfate/0.3ml, eq 0.5mg sulfate/0.7ml, eq 1mg sulfate/0.7ml, eq 2mg sulfate/0.7ml
  • Liquid: 0.5%
  • Ointment: 1%
  • Solution: 1%
  • Tablet: 0.4mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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