What are the side effects of atropen?

Side effects commonly caused by AtroPen (atropine) include: flushing, blurred vision, light sensitivity, headaches, dizziness, constipation, impotence, nausea, vomiting, fast heartbeat, dryness in the nose and mouth, large pupils and fever. These effects are expected.

This medication should be administered only to a person who has been exposed to a nerve agent or insecticide poison. If given to a healthy person, it can cause symptoms like chest pain, severe vision problems, hallucinations, confusion, inability to walk, delirium and possibly coma or death. If you experience any of those symptoms you should seek emergency medical attention. Atropine can cause an allergic reaction. Signs of this are itching, rash, difficulty breathing, worsening dizziness and swelling.

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