Free shipping over $75!

Atropine Sulfate Ophthalmic OINTMENT 1%


Atropine Sulfate Ophthalmic Ointment - 1/8 oz


Atropine Sulfate Ophthalmic Ointment - 1/8 oz

SKU: 6270-RX
Price: $15.50

Quantity:

3.5gm (1/8oz)

RX required for this item.
Click here for our full Prescription Policy and Form

Why Use Atropine Sulfate Ophthalmic Ointment?
For mydriasis and/or cycloplegia. For cycloplegic refraction, for pupillary dilation desired in inflammatory conditions of the iris and uveal tract.

Each Gram Contains

Atropine Sulfate Ophthalmic Ointment USP, 1%, contains in each gram of ointment: ACTIVE: Atropine Sulfate USP, 1% (10mg); INACTIVES: White Petrolatum, Mineral Oil, Lanolin Oil and Purified Water.

1/8 oz tube

by Bausch & Lomb
Product Rating: (0.00)   # of Ratings: 0   (Only registered customers can rate)

There are no comments for this product.
DESCRIPTION
Atropine Sulfate Ophthalmic Ointment USP, 1% is a sterile topical anticholinergic for ophthalmic use. The active ingredient is represented by the chemical structural formula:
Structural Formula

(C17H23NO3)2•H2SO4•H2O                                                                     
Mol. wt. 694.84

Chemical name:

Benzeneacetic acid, α-(hydroxymethyl)-, 8-methyl-8-azabicyclo-(3.2.1)oct-3-yl ester, endo-(±)-, sulfate (2:1) (salt), monohydrate.

Each Gram Contains:

Atropine Sulfate Ophthalmic Ointment USP, 1%, contains in each gram of ointment: ACTIVE: Atropine Sulfate USP, 1% (10mg); INACTIVES: White Petrolatum, Mineral Oil, Lanolin Oil and Purified Water.

CHEMICAL PHARMACOLOGY
The anticholinergic effect of this product blocks the responses of the sphincter muscle of the iris and the accommodative muscle of the ciliary body to cholinergic stimulation, producing pupillary dilation (mydriasis) and paralysis of accommodation (cycloplegia).

INDICATIONS AND USAGE
For mydriasis and/or cycloplegia. For cycloplegic refraction, for pupillary dilation desired in inflammatory conditions of the iris and uveal tract.

CONTRAINDICATIONS
This product should not be used in patients with primary glaucoma or a predisposition to narrow anterior chamber angle glaucoma.

This product should not be used in pediatric patients who have previously had a severe systemic reaction to atropine. This product should not be used in those persons showing hypersensitivity to any component of this preparation.

WARNINGS
In pediatric patients, use with extreme caution. Excessive use in pediatric patients or in certain individuals with a previous history of susceptibility to belladonna alkaloids may produce systemic symptoms of atropine poisoning. If this occurs, discontinue medication, and use appropriate therapy as outlined in “OVERDOSAGE” section.

PRECAUTIONS
To avoid excessive systemic absorption, the lacrimal sac should be compressed by digital pressure for two to three minutes after instillation. To avoid inducing angle closure glaucoma, an estimation of the depth of the angle of the anterior chamber should be made. Administration of atropine in infants requires great caution.

Patient Warning:
Patients should be advised not to drive or engage in other hazardous activities while pupils are dilated. Patients may experience sensitivity to light and should protect eyes in bright illumination during dilation.

Parents should be warned not to get this preparation in their children’s mouth and to wash their own hands and the child’s hands following administration.

Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility
No studies have been conducted in animals or in humans to evaluate the potential of these effects.

Pregnancy Category C
Animal reproduction studies have not been performed with atropine. It is also not known whether atropine can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity. Atropine should be given to pregnant women only if clearly needed.

Pediatric Use
See "CONTRAINDICATIONS” and "WARNINGS” sections.

ADVERSE REACTIONS
Prolonged use may produce local irritation characterized by follicular conjunctivitis, vascular congestion, edema, exudate, and an eczematoid dermatitis. Severe reactions are manifested by hypotension with progressive respiratory depression. Coma and death have been reported in the very young.

OVERDOSAGE
Systemic atropine toxicity is manifested by flushing and dryness of the skin (a rash may be present in pediatric patients),blurred vision, a rapid and irregular pulse, fever, abdominal distension in infants, mental aberration (hallucinosis) and loss of neuromuscular coordination.

Atropine poisoning, although distressing, is rarely fatal, even with large doses of atropine, and is self-limited if the cause is recognized and the atropine medication is discontinued. In severe intoxication, physostigmine salicylate may be administered parenterally to provide more prompt relief of the intoxication. Give physostigmine salicylate as 1-5 mL IV of dilution containing 1 mg in 5 mL of saline. The smaller dose is for pediatric patients, and injection should take not less than two minutes. EKG control is advisable. Dosage can be repeated every five minutes up to a total dose of 2 mg in pediatric patients and 6 mg in adults every 30 minutes. Physostigmine is contraindicated in hypotensive reactions. Atropine (1 mg) should be available for immediate injection if physostigmine causes bradycardia, convulsions or bronchoconstriction. In pediatric patients, the body surface must be kept moist.

Use extreme caution when employing short-acting barbiturates to control excitement.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
ATROPINE SULFATE OINTMENT: A small amount in the conjunctival sac once or twice a day or as directed by a physician.


FOR OPHTHALMIC USE ONLY.

HOW SUPPLIED
Atropine Sulfate Ophthalmic Ointment USP, 1% is supplied in an ophthalmic tip applicator tube in the following size:

3.5 gm tube - Prod. No. 05134

Image 1

STORAGE
Store between 15°- 25°C (59°- 77°F).

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Revised November 2007

Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
Tampa, FL 33637
© Bausch & Lomb Incorporated


IMPORTANT VETERINARIAN INFORMATION
We are unable to ship prescriptions into Arkansas, Louisiana, Georgia, Mississippi,
and North Carolina
*Required Information. Please complete form for each pet:













*Would you like us to contact your veterinarian for this prescription?








Low Price Guarantee

If the item has this emblem, we will gladly match any competitors’ current advertised price.

Competitor must be based in the United States, sorry we cannot honor foreign country prices.

Learn more

Fast & Free Shipping

Orders received before 1:00pm M-F (CST) will be processed that same business day.

Free shipping on non-vaccine orders of $75 or more (before tax).

Learn more

Satisfaction Guarantee

Every purchase you make at HeartlandVetSupply.com is covered by our satisfaction guarantee.

If you are not completely satisfied, please contact us within 30 days.

Learn more

Vet-VIPPS Accredited Pharmacy

Heartland Veterinary Supply & Pharmacy is a Vet-VIPPS Accredited Pharmacy

Learn more

employees

Located in Hastings, Nebraska, Heartland Veterinary Supply & Pharmacy started as a Veterinary Clinic in 1981, specializing in the health and wellness of the equine, canine and feline species. We have a licensed Veterinarian and Pharmacist on site, as well as a helpful team with the knowledge and products you need to keep your horse, dog or cat healthy and happy. The Heartland Staff is dedicated to fast, courteous service.

"Because buying prescription drugs from the Internet is easy, finding a safe source for those medicines is not."

See what our customers are saying.

Shipping Policy
Return Policy
Request Catalog

Connect

Follow Us on Pinterest
Instagram

Contact us

  • Phone: 800-934-9398
  • Fax: 888-424-0484
  • Email: info@heartlandvetsupply.com
  •  
  • HeartLandVetSupply
  • 401 W. 33rd Street
  • Hastings, NE 68901

Connecticut, Delaware, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Illinois

office

© HeartlandVetSupply.com 2015. All Rights Reserved