Atropine Sulfate Compound Basics
Atropine Sulfate Compound has many uses, including lowering respiratory tract secretions while a pet is under anesthesia, treating organophosphate poisoning, treating cholinergic agent overdoses, treating muscarinic mushroom intoxication, bronchoconstrictive diseases, hypersialism, or excessive salivation. This medication is an antimuscarinic agent. Antimuscarinic agents decrease the secretion of fluids such as saliva and sweat. Atropine Sulfate Compound works by inhibiting a neurotransmitter called acetylcholine.
Atropine Sulfate Compound requires a prescription from your veterinarian. It is available in capsule form.
Our pharmacists specially formulate all PetMart Pharmacy compounds to meet the needs of your pet. Please contact us if you need another form, strength, or flavor of this compound. All compounds ship within 1 day of preparation according to their specific temperature requirements.
Atropine Sulfate Directions
Use as directed by your veterinarian, and follow all instructions printed on the prescription label. Complete the entire prescription unless instructed otherwise by your veterinarian.
Store at room temperature, protected from light and moisture.
Atropine Sulfate Compound Warnings
Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Use with caution in pregnant or nursing animals. Atropine Sulfate should also be used with caution in very young or very old pets. Do not use in patients with some types of glaucoma, a history of reactions to anticholinergic drugs, GI obstructive disease, GI infections, renal or hepatic dysfunction, hypertension, or hyperthyroidism. Atropine Sulfate may interact with some other medications. Therefore, inform your veterinarian of any and all medications your pet may be taking. This is especially important if your pet is currently taking antihistamines, such as Benadryl or Histacalm, benzodiazepines, phenothiazines, procainamide, quinidine, or meperidine. This medication may also interact with corticosteroids, disopyramide, nitrites, or primidone. Finally, if you notice any behavioral or physiological changes in your pet while administering atropine sulfate, contact your veterinarian immediately.
If you have any additional questions regarding this product, please contact us at (877)220-6337. A member of our pharmacy staff will be happy to assist you!