ATROPINE SULFATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • fast heartbeat

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • visual sensitivity to light
  • blurred vision
  • dry eye
  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • decreased sweating
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • intense abdominal pain
  • a delay when starting to urinate

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
    • dilated pupils
    • the inability to have an erection
    • dry skin
    • abdominal bloating

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • dehydration
    • manic behavior
    • increased pressure in the eye
    • glaucoma, an increased pressure in the eye
    • a heart attack
    • atrial fibrillation
    • atrial flutter
    • ventricular fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder
    • ventricular premature beats
    • ventricular arrhythmias, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
    • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
    • a spasm of the larynx
    • fluid in the lungs
    • a narrowing of the opening between the stomach and the small intestine
    • paralysis of the intestines
    • hives
    • hallucinations
    • seizures
    • fever
    • breathing changes
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
    • secondary angle-closure glaucoma, a type of eye disorder

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • agitation
    • an abnormal increase in muscle tone
    • difficulty concentrating
    • memory loss
    • fainting
    • sensation of spinning or whirling
    • difficulty sleeping
    • muscle tremors
    • loss of muscle coordination
    • temporary redness of face and neck
    • small reddish-purplish pin-point sized spots on skin
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • difficulty swallowing
    • difficult or painful urination
    • nervousness
    • generalized weakness
    • a loss of taste
    • anxious feelings
    • the feeling of alcohol intoxication
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