Stropine Atropine Sulphate Injection

STROPINE Atropine Sulphate Injection BP 1mg/ml

Action, Indication, Dosage and administration, Adverse effect, Warning, Packing, Storage, Shelf life NAFDAC Registration number, and Manufacturer of Stropine Injection Medicine for Muscle spasms.

It is a sterile colourless solution of Afropine Sulphate in water for is injections. Each ampoule contains Atropine sulphate 1mg.

 

ACTION

Atropine is an antimuscarinic alkaloid with both central and peripheral actions. It first stimulates and then depress the central nervous system and has antispasmodic actions on smooth muscle and reduces secretions, especially salivary and bronchial secretions; It also reduces perspiration, but has little effect on biliary or pancreatic secretion.

 

INDICATION

Atropine Sulphate is chiefly used as spasmolytics. It has also been prescribed to alleviate the griping caused by vegetable laxative, and in the treatment of smooth muscle spasm in conditions such as renal and biliary colic. It has been used in the symptomatic treatment of idiopathic and postencephalitic parkinsonism.

 

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Usually in initial doses of 300 to 600ug intravenously, subsequently increased according to response. Atropine Sulphate 0.6 to 1.2mg is given by slowly intravenous injection in conjunction with neostigmine methylsulphate to reverse the effects of non-depolarising muscle relaxants. Suitable paediatric premedication doses of Atropine Sulphate are up to 65ug subcutaneously for premature infants, 100ug for premature infants, 200ug at 6 months to l year and 10 to 20ug per kg body – weight for older children.

 

ADVERSE EFFECT

Atropine Sulphate may lead to dryness of the mouth with difficulty in swallowing and talking, thirst, dilatation of the pupils (mydriasis) with loss of
accommodation (cycloplegia) and photophobia, flushing and dryness of the skin.

 

WARNING

This agent is prohibited in use for glaucoma patient.

 

PACKING

Ampoule of 1ml – Box of 10 or 100 ampoules.

 

STORAGE

Store in a cool, dry place, protected from light and heat.

 

SHELF LIFE

Three years.

 

NAFDAC Reg. No.: A4-8739

 

Manufactured By

HUBEI TIANYAO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.

No.7 Dufu Block, Jianshe Road, Xiangfan Hubei China