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Atropine + Phenylephrine

Atropine + Phenylephrine Information

Atropine + Phenylephrine Benefits & Uses

Atropine + Phenylephrine is used to treat the following -

Atropine + Phenylephrine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Atropine + Phenylephrine

Atropine
Phenylephrine

Atropine + Phenylephrine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Atropine + Phenylephrine is used -

  1. Dry Mouth Severe
  2. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  3. Photophobia
  4. Flushing
  5. Constipation Moderate
  6. Abdominal Pain Mild
  7. Nausea or vomiting
  8. Blurred vision
  9. Sadness
  10. Dry eyes
  11. Headache Mild
  12. Increased blood pressure
  13. Increased Heart Rate
  14. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  15. Skin Discolouration
  16. Restlessness
  17. Tremor

Atropine + Phenylephrine Related Warnings

Is the use of Atropine + Phenylephrine safe for pregnant women?

Atropine + Phenylephrine may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Atropine + Phenylephrine again without your doctor's advice.

Is the use of Atropine + Phenylephrine safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can take Atropine + Phenylephrine as it bears very minor side effects for them.

What is the effect of Atropine + Phenylephrine on the Kidneys?

Atropine + Phenylephrine rarely affects the kidneys.

What is the effect of Atropine + Phenylephrine on the Liver?

Atropine + Phenylephrine is rarely harmful for the liver.

What is the effect of Atropine + Phenylephrine on the Heart?

Atropine + Phenylephrine may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Severe Interaction of Atropine + Phenylephrine with Other Drugs

Atropine + Phenylephrine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Topiramate

    Zonisamide

    Doxepin

    Selegiline

    Amitriptyline

    Amoxapine

    Atropine + Phenylephrine Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Atropine + Phenylephrine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Glaucoma
    2. GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
    3. Peptic Ulcer
    4. Kidney Disease
    5. Liver Disease
    6. Heart Disease
    7. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
    8. Angina
    9. Heart Disease
    10. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    11. Hyperthyroidism
    12. Diabetes
    13. Glaucoma
    14. Thyroid

    Frequently asked Questions about Atropine + Phenylephrine

    Is this Atropine + Phenylephrine habit forming or addictive?

    No, there is no any evidence that Atropine + Phenylephrine is addictive.

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Atropine + Phenylephrine as you may feel sleepy.

    Is it safe?

    Yes, but take Atropine + Phenylephrine only as per medical advice.

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Atropine + Phenylephrine is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    Atropine + Phenylephrine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Atropine + Phenylephrine

    It is safe to take Atropine + Phenylephrine with food.

    Interaction between Alcohol and Atropine + Phenylephrine

    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Atropine + Phenylephrine with alcohol.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Dr. Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience
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    Dr. Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    2 Years of Experience
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    References

    1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Atropine
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 113-115
    3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Vazculep (phenylephrine hydrochloride)
    4. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 135-136
    5. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1020-1022