Eye drops "Atropine" made in the form of a solution (0.15% -1%).The active ingredient of the drug is atropine - an alkaloid that is found in plants of the nightshade family.The tool is easily absorbed through the conjunctiva (the outer membrane of the eye) extends pupils, prevents the outflow of intraocular fluid contributes to elevated intraocular pressure as a result of growing paralysis of accommodation.The most pronounced effect occurs within 30-40 minutes after treatment.The function of the eye later recovered in a few days (3-4 days).
«Atropine" prescribed for the expansion of the pupil in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the organ of vision.They are also used to achieve accommodation paralysis
Treatment "atropine" should be done only under medical supervision, using its own is unacceptable, because the drug has many side effects and contraindications."Atropine" instill 1-2 drops into the affected eye.Thus it is necessary to press a finger inner bottom corner of his eye that the solution did not get into the nasopharynx.This will help reduce the risk of side effects.The drug is used from day 1 to 3 times, the interval between instillation should be 5-6 hours.In children, a solution having a concentration of 0.5% or lower.
«Atropine" may exhibit the following side effects: photophobia, redness of the eyelid skin, headache, dizziness, dry mouth, anxiety, anxiety, heart palpitations.The drug is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity, iris adhesions, narrow-angle and angle-closure glaucoma and suspected her, 1% solution should not be used in children under 7 years.Precautions "Atropine" administered during pregnancy and lactation, at the age of 40 years, arrhythmia, hypertension, disorders of the heart and vascular diseases of the thyroid gland, urinary system organs, the digestive tract.