• Atropine Injection 1%

Atropine Injection 1%

As a parasympatholytic for use in horses, dogs and cats. As a partial antidote to organophosphorus poisoning.

Product Description

Product Description

Atropine Injection 1%

Composition:

Each ml contains:

Atropine sulphate……………………………10mg

Solvents ad…………………………………….1ml

Indications:

As a parasympatholytic for use in horses, dogs and cats. As a partial antidote to organophosphorus poisoning.

Dosage and Administration:

As a parasympatholytic by subcutaneous injection:

Horses: 30-60 µg/kg

Dogs and cats: 30-50 µg/kg

As a partial antidote to organophosphorous poisoning:

Severe cases:

A partial dose (a quarter) may be given by intramuscular or slow intravenous injection and the remainder given by subcutaneous injection.

Less severe cases:

The whole dose is given by subcutaneous injection.

All species:

25 to 200 µg/kg body weight repeated until clinical signs of poisoning are relieved.

Contra-indications:

Should not be used in patients with a known hypersensitivity (allergy) to atropine, in patients with jaundice or internal obstruction.

Adverse Reactions (frequency and seriousness)

Anticholinergic effects may be expected to continue into the recovery phase from anaesthesia.

Withdrawal period:

Meat : 21 days.

Milk : 4 days.

Storage:

Store below 25ºC, protect from light.

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