chiefly antimuscarinic intent from medication

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Unformatted text preview: n for eye examination (adrenergic safer) – inhibits accommodation for near vision • Treatment of cholinergic toxicity – May give antimuscarinic drug with nicotinic agonist Therapeutic Uses Therapeutic (Chiefly Antimuscarinic) (Chiefly Antimuscarinic) Cholinergic Antagonists e.g. Atropine, Scopolamine • • • • • G.I. Relaxation of bladder Ophthalmic uses (not Glaucoma) Treatment of cholinergic toxicity Preanesthetic medication – sedation (CNS effect) – reduced secretions (antimuscarinic effect) • (Not for asthma -but note exception) Side Effects Side (Chiefly Antimuscarinic Intent from medication. ) (Chiefly Antimuscarinic Intent from medication. ) Cholinergic Antagonists e.g. Atropine, Scopolamine • Dry mouth • Urinary retention – Especially in older men Side Effects Side (Chiefly Antimuscarinic Intent from medication. ) (Chiefly Antimuscarinic Intent from medication. ) Cholinergic Antagonists e.g. Atropine, Scopolamine • Dry mouth • Urinary retention – Especially in older men • Blurred vision • Dizziness and fatigue – CNS eff...
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