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Atropine site of action and clinical application.

Muscarinic Antagonist. Treats Bradycardia & ophthalmic application.
Eye: Produces mydriasis (dilates pupils) and cycloplegia ( paralyze the ciliary muscle so no accommodation).
Airway: decreases secretions.
Stomach: decreases acid secretions
Gut: decreases motility
Bladder: decreases urgency in cystitis
Blocks DUMBBELSS: anticholinergic poisoning

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Atropine toxicity

Increases body temperature (decreases sweating). Rapid pulse. Dry mouth. Flushed skin. Cycloplegia. Constipation. Disorientation. Can cause acute angle-closure glaucoma in the elderly. Urinary retention in men with prostatic hyperplasia. Hyperthermia in infants.
" hot as hare, dry as a bone, red as a beet, blind as a bat, mad as a hare."

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Homatropine site of action and application

Muscarinic antagonist.
Eye: Produces mydriasis (dilates pupils) and cycloplegia ( paralyze the ciliary muscle so no accommodation).

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Tropicamide site of action and application

Muscarinic antagonist.
Eye: Produces mydriasis (dilates pupils) and cycloplegia ( paralyze the ciliary muscle so no accommodation).

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Benztropine site of action and application

Muscarinic antagonist. CNS. PARKinsons disease. "park my Benz "

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Scopolamine site of action and application.

Muscarinic antagonist. CNS. Motion sickness.

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Ipratropium site of action and application

Muscarinic antagonist. Respiratory. Asthma, COPD. "I pray I can breath."