atropine sulfate (PF) ophthalmic precautions What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering atropine sulfate (PF) ophthalmic to children or the elderly?If you are: Pregnant: Only When Necessary Nursing: Precaution: UNKNOWN IF OPHTH PRODUCT IS EXCRETED. An adult over 60: Giving atropine sulfate (PF) ophthalmic to a child under 12: Relative Contraindication: NOT RECOMMENDED. RISK OF AMBLYOPIA DEVELOPMENT, FEEDING INTOLERANCE. Warning: CAUTION ADVISED. MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO SYSTEMIC EFFECTS. LIMIT DURATION OF USE.