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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Atropine, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Atropine side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Atropine.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Atropine side effects are:
Disoriented (1 reports)
Flush (1 reports)
Joint Pain (hip (1 reports)
Joint Pain (hip And Shouler) (1 reports)
Shouler) (1 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Atropine side effects . You can also compare Atropine side effects or view FDA reports.

Atropine Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Atropine reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Atropine on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Mental Disorder, Aggression, Sedation, Agitation, Sinus Tachycardia, Overdose, Syncope, Pupil Fixed, Blood Pressure Increased
on Sep 12, 2012 Male from US , 34 years of age, was treated with Atropine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Atropine side effects: mental disorder, aggression, sedation, agitation, sinus tachycardia, overdose, syncope, pupil fixed, blood pressure increased. Atropine dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Intentional Self-injury, Fall, Mental Status Changes, Incoherent, Aggression, Sinus Tachycardia, Sedation, Agitation
Patient was taking Atropine. Patient felt the following Atropine side effects: intentional self-injury, fall, mental status changes, incoherent, aggression, sinus tachycardia, sedation, agitation on Sep 07, 2012 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 34 years of age, . Atropine dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Overdose, Administration Related Reaction, Delirium, Mydriasis, Mucosal Dryness, Tachycardia, Dysarthria, Bladder Dilatation, Anticholinergic Syndrome
Adverse event was reported on Jun 20, 2013 by a Male taking Atropine Sulfate (Dosage: 2 Ml Of Ophthalmic Atropine (10 Mg/ml)) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 57 years of age, After Atropine was administered, patient encountered several Atropine side effects: overdose, administration related reaction, delirium, mydriasis, mucosal dryness, tachycardia, dysarthria, bladder dilatation, anticholinergic syndrome. Patient was hospitalized.

Cough, Nausea, Vomiting, Anxiety, Throat Irritation
on Aug 30, 2012 Female from US , 83 years of age, weighting 95.00 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Atropine Sulfate\hyoscyamine Sulfate\phenobarbital\scopolamine Hydrobromide. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Atropine side effects: cough, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, throat irritation. Atropine Sulfate\hyoscyamine Sulfate\phenobarbital\scopolamine Hydrobromide dosage: 1 Tsp/q4h@100 Lbs.
Associated medications used:



on Jan 26, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 78 years of age, was treated with Atropine. . Atropine dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Clozapine
  • Clonazepam
  • Furosemide
  • Zofran
  • Phenergan Hcl
  • Mirtazapine
  • Miralax /00754501/
  • Morphine


Headache, Hyperhidrosis, Feeling Cold, Visual Impairment
Patient was taking Atropine Sulfate. After Atropine was administered, patient encountered several Atropine side effects: headache, hyperhidrosis, feeling cold, visual impairment on Jun 18, 2012 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Female , 48 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Atropine Sulfate dosage: 1 Df, Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Zofran (8 Mg/4 Ml, 1 Df, Unk)
  • Irinotecan Hcl (220 Mg, Cyclic)
  • Avastin (820 Mg, Unk)
  • Methylprednisolone Merck (60 Mg, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Anaphylactic Shock
Adverse event was reported on May 14, 2012 by a Female taking Atropine (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: FRANCE , 60 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Atropine side effects: anaphylactic shock.
Associated medications used:
  • Ketoprofen
  • Ultiva
  • Propofol
  • Chlorhexidine Gluconate
  • Tramadol Hcl
  • Prostigmin Bromide
  • Nimbex
  • Acetaminophen
Patient was hospitalized.

Bronchospasm, Muscle Spasms, Confusional State, Agitation
on May 15, 2012 Male from BRAZIL , 32 years of age, was treated with Atropine Sulfate. Patient felt the following Atropine side effects: bronchospasm, muscle spasms, confusional state, agitation. Atropine Sulfate dosage: 40 Gtt, Single. Patient was hospitalized.

Bronchospasm, Confusional State, Agitation, Muscle Spasms
on May 07, 2012 Male from BRAZIL , 32 years of age, was treated with Atropine Sulfate. After Atropine was administered, patient encountered several Atropine side effects: bronchospasm, confusional state, agitation, muscle spasms. Atropine Sulfate dosage: 40 Gtt, Single. Patient was hospitalized.

Laryngeal Oedema, Stridor, Erythema, Heart Rate Increased, Depression, Dyspnoea, Oxygen Saturation Decreased, Blood Pressure Decreased
Patient was taking Atropine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Atropine side effects: laryngeal oedema, stridor, erythema, heart rate increased, depression, dyspnoea, oxygen saturation decreased, blood pressure decreased on May 07, 2012 from CHINA Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 44.09 lb, . Atropine dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Stridor, Depression, Dyspnoea, Blood Pressure Decreased, Laryngeal Oedema, Erythema, Oxygen Saturation Decreased, Heart Rate Increased
Adverse event was reported on May 02, 2012 by a Male taking Atropine (Dosage: N/A) . Location: CHINA , weighting 44.09 lb, Patient felt the following Atropine side effects: stridor, depression, dyspnoea, blood pressure decreased, laryngeal oedema, erythema, oxygen saturation decreased, heart rate increased.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Febrile Neutropenia, Rectal Haemorrhage, Delirium, Pulmonary Embolism
on Apr 30, 2012 Male from CANADA , 75 years of age, was treated with Atropine. After Atropine was administered, patient encountered several Atropine side effects: febrile neutropenia, rectal haemorrhage, delirium, pulmonary embolism. Atropine dosage: 0.4 Mg, Q2wk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Imodium (6 Mg, Prn)
  • Pegfilgrastim (6 Mg, Unk)
  • Amitriptyline Hcl (75 Mg, Qd)
  • Crestor (10 Mg, Qd)
  • Aspirin (80 Mg, Qd)
  • Bisoprolol Fumarate (5 Mg, Qd)
  • Decadron (10 Mg, Q2wk)
  • Acetaminophen W/ Codeine (30 Mg, Prn)
Patient was hospitalized.

Flat Anterior Chamber Of Eye, Eye Pain, Treatment Noncompliance, Corneal Perforation
on Apr 16, 2012 Male from INDIA , 42 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Atropine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Atropine side effects: flat anterior chamber of eye, eye pain, treatment noncompliance, corneal perforation. Atropine dosage: (three Times A Day Ophthalmic).
Associated medications used:
  • Vigamox ((ophthalmic))
  • Natamet 5 % Ophthalmic Suspension (topical Natamycin Eye Drops (natame ((ophthalmic))
  • Iopar Tablets (iopar 250 Mg) (not Specified) ((250 Mg Qd Od Oral))
  • Fluconazole ((150 Mg Qd))
  • Fluconazole ((hourly Ophthalmic))


Pallor, Chest Pain, Malaise, Arteriospasm Coronary, Electrocardiogram St Segment Elevation, Hyperhidrosis
Patient was taking Atropine. Patient felt the following Atropine side effects: pallor, chest pain, malaise, arteriospasm coronary, electrocardiogram st segment elevation, hyperhidrosis on Apr 26, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 67 years of age, . Atropine dosage: 0.2 Mg, Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Pneumonia Aspiration, Appendicitis
Adverse event was reported on Apr 23, 2012 by a Male taking Atropine Sulfate (Dosage: N/A) . Location: JAPAN , 50 years of age, weighting 181.7 lb, After Atropine was administered, patient encountered several Atropine side effects: pneumonia aspiration, appendicitis.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Sedation, Pupil Fixed, Mental Status Changes, Agitation, Mucosal Dryness, Flushing, Suicide Attempt, Body Temperature Increased
on Apr 11, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 34 years of age, was treated with Atropine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Atropine side effects: sedation, pupil fixed, mental status changes, agitation, mucosal dryness, flushing, suicide attempt, body temperature increased. Atropine dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Intentional Overdose, Hyperthermia, Agitation, Mental Status Changes, Circulatory Collapse, Suicide Attempt, Mucosal Dryness, Flushing, Sinus Tachycardia
on Apr 19, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 34 years of age, was treated with Atropine Sulfate. Patient felt the following Atropine side effects: intentional overdose, hyperthermia, agitation, mental status changes, circulatory collapse, suicide attempt, mucosal dryness, flushing, sinus tachycardia. Atropine Sulfate dosage: 150 Mg, Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Product Quality Issue, Anaphylactic Shock
Patient was taking Atropine. After Atropine was administered, patient encountered several Atropine side effects: product quality issue, anaphylactic shock on Apr 19, 2012 from SWEDEN Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 31.97 lb, . Atropine dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Oxygen
  • Epinephrine
  • Morphine
  • Loratadine
  • Solu-cortef
  • Tribonat
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Naglazyme


Cardiac Arrest, Euthanasia, Pulmonary Embolism, Overdose
Adverse event was reported on Mar 26, 2012 by a Female taking Atropine (Dosage: N/A) . Location: URUGUAY , 74 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Atropine side effects: cardiac arrest, euthanasia, pulmonary embolism, overdose.
Associated medications used:

Gastroenteritis Bacterial, Bacteraemia, Listeriosis
on Apr 04, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 53 years of age, was treated with Atropine. Patient felt the following Atropine side effects: gastroenteritis bacterial, bacteraemia, listeriosis. Atropine dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Tysabri
  • Prednisone Taper
  • Ustekinumab
  • Adalimumab
  • Methotrexate
  • Alendronate Sodium
  • Minocycline Hcl
  • Mupirocin
Patient was hospitalized.

Mental Status Changes, Hyperthermia, Flushing, Sinus Tachycardia, Mucosal Dryness, Intentional Overdose
on Apr 04, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 34 years of age, was treated with Atropine Sulfate. After Atropine was administered, patient encountered several Atropine side effects: mental status changes, hyperthermia, flushing, sinus tachycardia, mucosal dryness, intentional overdose. Atropine Sulfate dosage: 150 Mg, Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Blister, Dizziness, Ankle Fracture, Psoriasis, Loss Of Consciousness, Exfoliative Rash, Head Injury, Skin Ulcer
Patient was taking Atropine W/diphenoxylate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Atropine side effects: blister, dizziness, ankle fracture, psoriasis, loss of consciousness, exfoliative rash, head injury, skin ulcer on Mar 20, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 56 years of age, . Atropine W/diphenoxylate dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Cymbalta (60 Mg, Qd)
  • Ms Contin (Unk, Bid)
  • Spiriva
  • Prednisone
  • Zyflo
  • Humulin R
  • Oxycodone Hcl (Unk, Prn)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50
Patient was hospitalized.

Muscle Contracture, Dysarthria
Adverse event was reported on Feb 24, 2012 by a Female taking Atropine (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: FRANCE , 59 years of age, Patient felt the following Atropine side effects: muscle contracture, dysarthria.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Mydriasis, Apnoea, Depressed Level Of Consciousness
on Feb 08, 2012 Female from GREECE , 46 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Atropine. After Atropine was administered, patient encountered several Atropine side effects: mydriasis, apnoea, depressed level of consciousness. Atropine dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Ranitidine
  • Fentanyl-100
  • Tramadol Hcl
  • Midazolam
  • Metoclopramide
  • Sevoflurane (1.2 Mac)
  • Rocuronium Bromide
  • Acetaminophen (1g)


Apnoea, Unresponsive To Stimuli, Anticholinergic Syndrome, Mydriasis, Depressed Level Of Consciousness
on Feb 06, 2012 Female from GREECE , 46 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, was treated with Atropine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Atropine side effects: apnoea, unresponsive to stimuli, anticholinergic syndrome, mydriasis, depressed level of consciousness. Atropine dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Tramadol Hydrochloride (100 Mg;1x;iv)
  • Midazolam
  • Propofol
  • Fentanyl
  • Sevoflurane
  • Parecoxib Sodium
  • Neostigmine
  • Suxamethonium


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Side Effects reported to FDA: 187

Atropine safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 20

Reported hospitalizations: 29

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