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Atropine injection is used to treat poisoning caused by organophosphorus nerve agents, including organophosphorus or carbamate insecticides.
Atropine is a cholinergic muscarinic antagonist. It works by blocking the chemical acetylcholine, including excess acetylcholine caused by organophosphorus poisoning.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the supervision of your doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
Portions of this document last updated: May 01, 2023
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