Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Atropine Drug profile

CLASS Anticholinergic agent
MECHANISM OF ACTION Parasympatholytic; Inhibits action of acetylcholine at postganglionic parasympathetic neuroeffector sites. Increases HR in life threatening bradyarrhythmias.
INDICATIONS Hemodynamically unstable Bradycardia, Asystole, Bradycardic (<60 beats a minute) PEA, Organophosphate poisoning, bronchospastic pulmonary disorders.
CONTRAINDICATIONS Tachycardia, Hypersensitivity, unstable cardiovascular status in acute hemorrhage and myocardial ischemia, narrow-angle glaucoma.
ADVERSE REACTIONS Headache, dizziness, Palpitations, N/V, Tachycardia, arrhythmias, anticholinergic effects (blurred vision, dry mouth, urinary retention), paradoxical Bradycardia when pushed slowly or at low doses, flushed, hot, dry skin.
NOTES ON ADMINISTRATION Pregnancy category C, Moderate doses may cause pupil dilation.
INCOMPATABILITIES/DRUG INTERACTIONS Potential adverse effects when administered with digoxin, cholinergics, physostigmine. Effects enhanced by antihistamines, procainamide, quinidine, antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, and antidepressants.
DOSE/ROUTE; Adult,Asystole and Bradycardic PEA 1mg IV/IO push may repeat every 3-5 minutes up to 3 doses.
DOSE/ROUTE, ADULT, Unstable Bradycardia 0.5 mg IV/IO every 3-5 minutes not to exceed 3mg total.
DOSE/ROUTE, ADULT, Organophosphate Poisoning Extremely large doses (2-4mg or higher)
DOSE/ROUTE,PEDEATRIC 0.02 mg/kg IV/IO push. May double for second dose. Minimum single dose is 0.1 mg.
DOSE/ROUTEChild 0.02 mg/kg IV/IO push. May double for second dose. Maximum single dose in child is 0.5mg. Max total dose is 1mg
DOSE, Adolescent single dose 1mg and total dose 2mg.
PEAK EFFECTS Rapid to 1-2 minutes
DURATION OF ACTION Duration 2-6 hours
AZ DRUG BOX SUPPLY RANGE (4)prefilled 1mg syringes. Total 4mg (1)8mg Multidose vial.
Created by: klindley