If you are:
Only When Necessary: IV USE MAY PRODUCE TACHYCARDIA IN FETUS
Precaution: Effect Unknown
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Cardiovascular-May cause orthostatic hypotension at higher doses. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.
Giving atropine tablet to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Infants and children are more sensitive to anticholinergic and adverse effects.