Side Effects of Atropine Eye Drops

Side Effects of Atropine Eye Drops

Side effects of atropine eye drops can range from mild to severe. Theses side effects can occur with normal dose in sensitive people or it can occur in overdose.

In case you experience any of these side effects, you should stop using atropine and seek emergency medical attention as soon as possible.

Mild Side Effects

In these mild side effects you can talk to your doctor to ask about them.

1- Blurred vision.

2- Light sensitivity or photophobia.

3- Burning or stinging sensation especially when applying eye drops.

4- Conjunctival irritation.

Severe Side Effects

which you need to seek emergency medical attention.

1- Eye pain due to raised intraocular pressure because it can induce angle closure glaucoma in some patients.

2- Allergic symptoms like difficulty breathing, swelling of your eyelid, lips, tongue, or face and rash.

3- Irregularities in heart beats.

4- Fast heart beats.

5- Hallucinations or unusual behavior especially in children.

6- Dry mouth and skin.

7- Flushing skin.

8- Headache.

9- Vomiting.

10- Nightmares.

11- Dizziness.

12- Difficult urination.

 

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