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Atropine Sulfate Ophthalmic Preparations

Why has my veterinarian prescribed this medicine?

Atropine sulfate is used in the eye to dilate the pupil. It may also be used to control pain in the eye due to corneal and uveal disease and in treating secondary glaucoma.


How do I give this medication?eye__atropine_sulfate_ophthalmic-1

"Wash your hands before and after administering atropine...Keep pets out of bright light while receiving this medication."


What do I do if I miss giving a dose?

Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give the pet two doses at once.


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