MINIMS ATROPINE SULPHATE 1% W/V EYE DROPS SOLUTION

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PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER

PP1/1364/V2

Minims® Atropine Sulphate 1% w/v Eye Drops, solution
(atropine sulphate)

Leaflet revision date: 22nd October 2013
Minims is a registered trademark of Bausch &
Lomb BV.
PP1/1364/V2

If you use more Minims Atropine Sulphate
than you should, an overdose is very unlikely
to occur. If you suddenly feel unwell after
receiving the drops, tell your doctor or eye
specialist or contact your nearest emergency
department immediately.

Read all this leaflet carefully before you start
using your medicine. It contains a summary of
the information available on your medicine. If
you have any questions or are not sure about
anything, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Remember this medicine is for you. Do not
give it to someone else.

Contact lenses
Your doctor will ask you to remove your
contact lenses prior to the administration of the
drops.
Do not wear your contact lenses until the
effects of the drops have completely worn off.

If your medicine show any signs of
deterioration or discolouration, consult your
pharmacist for advice. If damaged please tell
your doctor or pharmacist.

Manufactured by: Laboratoire Chauvin S.A. Z.I.
Ripotier, 07200 Aubenas –France. Procured
from within the EU. Product Licence Holder:
Quadrant Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Lynstock
House, Lynstock Way, Lostock, Bolton,
BL6 4SA. Repackaged by Maxearn Ltd, Bolton,
BL6 4SA.

In this leaflet:
1. What Minims Atropine Sulphate eye drops
are and what they are used for
2. Before you use your eye drops
3. How to use your eye drops
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store your eye drops
6. Further information

If you are pregnant, may be pregnant, or are
breastfeeding
Tell your doctor or eye specialist, he/she may
decide to use these drops or to prescribe you
an alternative.

Method of administration
The doctor or eye specialist will normally put
the drops in your eye for you, but if you are
putting the eye drops in yourself, then follow
these instructions carefully:
1. Wash your hands.
2. Use a mirror, this will help you to see what
you are doing.
3. Carefully dry your eyes using a tissue, and
twist off the cap from the Minims body of
the unit.
4. Pull your lower eyelid down gently, and
then carefully place 1 drop inside your
lower eyelid.
5. Close your eye and blink a few times to
make sure your eye is covered by the
liquid.
6. Close the eyelids. It is advisable to press
gently on the inner corner of your eyelid for
3 minutes. This will help stop the solution
draining into your nose and throat. This is
especially advisable in children, the elderly
and population at risk.
7. Repeat steps 4, 5 and 6 for the other eye if
necessary, then throw away the Minims
unit, even if some solution remains.

5. How to store your eye drops
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use the eye drops after the expiry date
which is stated on the overwrap of each unit
and on the carton after the letters “EXP”. The
expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not store above 25°C. Do not freeze. Store
in original package in order to protect from
light.

PL 20774/1364 Minims Atropine Sulphate 1%
w/v Eye Drops, solution
POM

1. What Minims Atropine Sulphate eye
drops are and what they are used for
Minims Atropine Sulphate contains a mydriatic
and cycloplegic agent. It is used to enlarge the
pupil of your eye. Your doctor or eye specialist
may use it to examine your eye more closely,
or as part of a treatment program.
This medicine is indicated for children, adults
and the elderly.

2. Before you use your eye drops
Do not use these drops if
you are allergic to the active substance
(atropine sulphate ) or any of the
ingredients (refer to the end of this leaflet).
you have history of closed angle glaucoma
(with your eyes likely to develop sudden
increased internal pressure when the pupil
is enlarged).

Dosage
The normal dose is one drop in each eye. If
necessary, your doctor or eye specialist will tell
you to use more than one drop.

If any of the side effects gets serious, please
seek immediate medical attention. If you notice
any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please
tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Contents of the pack
Clear, colourless, sterile eye drop in a plastic
single use unit.
Each carton contains 20 units.

2. Before you use your eye drops
Do not use these drops if
you are allergic to the active substance
(atropine sulphate ) or any of the
ingredients (refer to the end of this leaflet).
you have history of closed angle glaucoma
(with your eyes likely to develop sudden
increased internal pressure when the pupil
is enlarged).

1. What Minims Atropine Sulphate eye
drops are and what they are used for
Minims Atropine Sulphate contains a mydriatic
and cycloplegic agent. It is used to enlarge the
pupil of your eye. Your doctor or eye specialist
may use it to examine your eye more closely,
or as part of a treatment program.
This medicine is indicated for children, adults
and the elderly.

3. How to use your eye drops
The drops are in special single use “Minims”
units, to treat both eyes if necessary. Once
opened, use immediately. Discard any unused
portion.

This medicine does not contain a preservative
as it is a sterile single use unit.

If you are pregnant, may be pregnant, or are
breastfeeding
Tell your doctor or eye specialist, he/she may
decide to use these drops or to prescribe you
an alternative.

In this leaflet:
1. What Minims Atropine Sulphate eye drops
are and what they are used for
2. Before you use your eye drops
3. How to use your eye drops
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store your eye drops
6. Further information

Driving and using machines
As with all eye drops, your vision may be
blurred after putting the drops in. Wait until
your vision is clear before driving or using
machines.

6. Further information
What do your eye drops contain
The active ingredient is atropine sulphate.
Each Minims unit contains approximately
0.5 ml eye drops solution of atropine
sulphate 1% w/v (5 mg).
The other ingredients are hydrochloric acid
(for pH adjustment) and purified water.

Contact lenses
Your doctor will ask you to remove your
contact lenses prior to the administration of the
drops.
Do not wear your contact lenses until the
effects of the drops have completely worn off.

Read all this leaflet carefully before you start
using your medicine. It contains a summary of
the information available on your medicine. If
you have any questions or are not sure about
anything, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Remember this medicine is for you. Do not
give it to someone else.

4. Possible side effects
The following side effects may occur
occasionally:
the skin around the eyes can be sore. Your
eyes can be swollen, red and itchy. This is
more likely to happen if the drops are used
more than once.
dry mouth,
flushing of the skin,
increased body temperature,
constipation,
difficulty in passing urine,
fast heartbeat.

If you use more Minims Atropine Sulphate
than you should, an overdose is very unlikely
to occur. If you suddenly feel unwell after
receiving the drops, tell your doctor or eye
specialist or contact your nearest emergency
department immediately.
Method of administration
The doctor or eye specialist will normally put
the drops in your eye for you, but if you are
putting the eye drops in yourself, then follow
these instructions carefully:
1. Wash your hands.
2. Use a mirror, this will help you to see what
you are doing.
3. Carefully dry your eyes using a tissue, and
twist off the cap from the Minims body of
the unit.
4. Pull your lower eyelid down gently, and
then carefully place 1 drop inside your
lower eyelid.
5. Close your eye and blink a few times to
make sure your eye is covered by the
liquid.
6. Close the eyelids. It is advisable to press
gently on the inner corner of your eyelid for
3 minutes. This will help stop the solution
draining into your nose and throat. This is
especially advisable in children, the elderly
and population at risk.
7. Repeat steps 4, 5 and 6 for the other eye if
necessary, then throw away the Minims
unit, even if some solution remains.
Dosage
The normal dose is one drop in each eye. If
necessary, your doctor or eye specialist will tell
you to use more than one drop.
3. How to use your eye drops
The drops are in special single use “Minims”
units, to treat both eyes if necessary. Once
opened, use immediately. Discard any unused
portion.
Driving and using machines
As with all eye drops, your vision may be
blurred after putting the drops in. Wait until
your vision is clear before driving or using
machines.

Minims® Atropine Sulphate 1% w/v Eye Drops, solution
(atropine sulphate)
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER

PP1/1364/V2

PP1/1364/V2

If your medicine show any signs of
deterioration or discolouration, consult your
pharmacist for advice. If damaged please tell
your doctor or pharmacist.
5. How to store your eye drops
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use the eye drops after the expiry date
which is stated on the overwrap of each unit
and on the carton after the letters “EXP”. The
expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not store above 25°C. Do not freeze. Store
in original package in order to protect from
light.
If any of the side effects gets serious, please
seek immediate medical attention. If you notice
any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please
tell your doctor or pharmacist.
4. Possible side effects
The following side effects may occur
occasionally:
the skin around the eyes can be sore. Your
eyes can be swollen, red and itchy. This is
more likely to happen if the drops are used
more than once.
dry mouth,
flushing of the skin,
increased body temperature,
constipation,
difficulty in passing urine,
fast heartbeat.

Minims is a registered trademark of Bausch &
Lomb BV.
Leaflet revision date: 22nd October 2013
Manufactured by: Laboratoire Chauvin S.A. Z.I.
Ripotier, 07200 Aubenas –France. Procured
from within the EU. Product Licence Holder:
Quadrant Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Lynstock
House, Lynstock Way, Lostock, Bolton,
BL6 4SA. Repackaged by Maxearn Ltd, Bolton,
BL6 4SA.
POM
PL 20774/1364 Minims Atropine Sulphate 1%
w/v Eye Drops, solution
Contents of the pack
Clear, colourless, sterile eye drop in a plastic
single use unit.
Each carton contains 20 units.
This medicine does not contain a preservative
as it is a sterile single use unit.
6. Further information
What do your eye drops contain
The active ingredient is atropine sulphate.
Each Minims unit contains approximately
0.5 ml eye drops solution of atropine
sulphate 1% w/v (5 mg).
The other ingredients are hydrochloric acid
(for pH adjustment) and purified water.

PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER

PP1/1364/V2

Minims® Atropine Sulphate 1% w/v Eye Drops, solution
(atropine sulphate)

Leaflet revision date: 22nd October 2013
Minims is a registered trademark of Bausch &
Lomb BV.
PP1/1364/V2

If you use more Minims Atropine Sulphate
than you should, an overdose is very unlikely
to occur. If you suddenly feel unwell after
receiving the drops, tell your doctor or eye
specialist or contact your nearest emergency
department immediately.

Read all this leaflet carefully before you start
using your medicine. It contains a summary of
the information available on your medicine. If
you have any questions or are not sure about
anything, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Remember this medicine is for you. Do not
give it to someone else.

Contact lenses
Your doctor will ask you to remove your
contact lenses prior to the administration of the
drops.
Do not wear your contact lenses until the
effects of the drops have completely worn off.

If your medicine show any signs of
deterioration or discolouration, consult your
pharmacist for advice. If damaged please tell
your doctor or pharmacist.

Manufactured by: Laboratoire Chauvin S.A. Z.I.
Ripotier, 07200 Aubenas –France. Procured
from within the EU. Product Licence Holder:
Quadrant Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Lynstock
House, Lynstock Way, Lostock, Bolton,
BL6 4SA. Repackaged by Maxearn Ltd, Bolton,
BL6 4SA.

In this leaflet:
1. What Minims Atropine Sulphate eye drops
are and what they are used for
2. Before you use your eye drops
3. How to use your eye drops
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store your eye drops
6. Further information

If you are pregnant, may be pregnant, or are
breastfeeding
Tell your doctor or eye specialist, he/she may
decide to use these drops or to prescribe you
an alternative.

Method of administration
The doctor or eye specialist will normally put
the drops in your eye for you, but if you are
putting the eye drops in yourself, then follow
these instructions carefully:
1. Wash your hands.
2. Use a mirror, this will help you to see what
you are doing.
3. Carefully dry your eyes using a tissue, and
twist off the cap from the Minims body of
the unit.
4. Pull your lower eyelid down gently, and
then carefully place 1 drop inside your
lower eyelid.
5. Close your eye and blink a few times to
make sure your eye is covered by the
liquid.
6. Close the eyelids. It is advisable to press
gently on the inner corner of your eyelid for
3 minutes. This will help stop the solution
draining into your nose and throat. This is
especially advisable in children, the elderly
and population at risk.
7. Repeat steps 4, 5 and 6 for the other eye if
necessary, then throw away the Minims
unit, even if some solution remains.

5. How to store your eye drops
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use the eye drops after the expiry date
which is stated on the overwrap of each unit
and on the carton after the letters “EXP”. The
expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not store above 25°C. Do not freeze. Store
in original container in order to protect from
light.

PL 20774/1364 Minims Atropine Sulphate 1%
w/v Eye Drops, solution
POM

1. What Minims Atropine Sulphate eye
drops are and what they are used for
Minims Atropine Sulphate contains a mydriatic
and cycloplegic agent. It is used to enlarge the
pupil of your eye. Your doctor or eye specialist
may use it to examine your eye more closely,
or as part of a treatment program.
This medicine is indicated for children, adults
and the elderly.

2. Before you use your eye drops
Do not use these drops if
you are allergic to the active substance
(atropine sulphate ) or any of the
ingredients (refer to the end of this leaflet).
you have history of closed angle glaucoma
(with your eyes likely to develop sudden
increased internal pressure when the pupil
is enlarged).

Dosage
The normal dose is one drop in each eye. If
necessary, your doctor or eye specialist will tell
you to use more than one drop.

If any of the side effects gets serious, please
seek immediate medical attention. If you notice
any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please
tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Contents of the pack
Clear, colourless, sterile eye drop in a plastic
single use unit.
Each carton contains 20 units.

2. Before you use your eye drops
Do not use these drops if
you are allergic to the active substance
(atropine sulphate ) or any of the
ingredients (refer to the end of this leaflet).
you have history of closed angle glaucoma
(with your eyes likely to develop sudden
increased internal pressure when the pupil
is enlarged).

1. What Minims Atropine Sulphate eye
drops are and what they are used for
Minims Atropine Sulphate contains a mydriatic
and cycloplegic agent. It is used to enlarge the
pupil of your eye. Your doctor or eye specialist
may use it to examine your eye more closely,
or as part of a treatment program.
This medicine is indicated for children, adults
and the elderly.

3. How to use your eye drops
The drops are in special single use “Minims”
units, to treat both eyes if necessary. Once
opened, use immediately. Discard any unused
portion.

This medicine does not contain a preservative
as it is a sterile single use unit.

If you are pregnant, may be pregnant, or are
breastfeeding
Tell your doctor or eye specialist, he/she may
decide to use these drops or to prescribe you
an alternative.

In this leaflet:
1. What Minims Atropine Sulphate eye drops
are and what they are used for
2. Before you use your eye drops
3. How to use your eye drops
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store your eye drops
6. Further information

Driving and using machines
As with all eye drops, your vision may be
blurred after putting the drops in. Wait until
your vision is clear before driving or using
machines.

6. Further information
What do your eye drops contain
The active ingredient is atropine sulphate.
Each Minims unit contains approximately
0.5 ml eye drops solution of atropine
sulphate 1% w/v (5 mg).
The other ingredients are hydrochloric acid
(for pH adjustment) and purified water.

Contact lenses
Your doctor will ask you to remove your
contact lenses prior to the administration of the
drops.
Do not wear your contact lenses until the
effects of the drops have completely worn off.

Read all this leaflet carefully before you start
using your medicine. It contains a summary of
the information available on your medicine. If
you have any questions or are not sure about
anything, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Remember this medicine is for you. Do not
give it to someone else.

4. Possible side effects
The following side effects may occur
occasionally:
the skin around the eyes can be sore. Your
eyes can be swollen, red and itchy. This is
more likely to happen if the drops are used
more than once.
dry mouth,
flushing of the skin,
increased body temperature,
constipation,
difficulty in passing urine,
fast heartbeat.

If you use more Minims Atropine Sulphate
than you should, an overdose is very unlikely
to occur. If you suddenly feel unwell after
receiving the drops, tell your doctor or eye
specialist or contact your nearest emergency
department immediately.
Method of administration
The doctor or eye specialist will normally put
the drops in your eye for you, but if you are
putting the eye drops in yourself, then follow
these instructions carefully:
1. Wash your hands.
2. Use a mirror, this will help you to see what
you are doing.
3. Carefully dry your eyes using a tissue, and
twist off the cap from the Minims body of
the unit.
4. Pull your lower eyelid down gently, and
then carefully place 1 drop inside your
lower eyelid.
5. Close your eye and blink a few times to
make sure your eye is covered by the
liquid.
6. Close the eyelids. It is advisable to press
gently on the inner corner of your eyelid for
3 minutes. This will help stop the solution
draining into your nose and throat. This is
especially advisable in children, the elderly
and population at risk.
7. Repeat steps 4, 5 and 6 for the other eye if
necessary, then throw away the Minims
unit, even if some solution remains.
Dosage
The normal dose is one drop in each eye. If
necessary, your doctor or eye specialist will tell
you to use more than one drop.
3. How to use your eye drops
The drops are in special single use “Minims”
units, to treat both eyes if necessary. Once
opened, use immediately. Discard any unused
portion.
Driving and using machines
As with all eye drops, your vision may be
blurred after putting the drops in. Wait until
your vision is clear before driving or using
machines.

Minims® Atropine Sulphate 1% w/v Eye Drops, solution
(atropine sulphate)
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER

PP1/1364/V2

PP1/1364/V2

If your medicine show any signs of
deterioration or discolouration, consult your
pharmacist for advice. If damaged please tell
your doctor or pharmacist.
5. How to store your eye drops
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use the eye drops after the expiry date
which is stated on the overwrap of each unit
and on the carton after the letters “EXP”. The
expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not store above 25°C. Do not freeze. Store
in original package in order to protect from
light.
If any of the side effects gets serious, please
seek immediate medical attention. If you notice
any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please
tell your doctor or pharmacist.
4. Possible side effects
The following side effects may occur
occasionally:
the skin around the eyes can be sore. Your
eyes can be swollen, red and itchy. This is
more likely to happen if the drops are used
more than once.
dry mouth,
flushing of the skin,
increased body temperature,
constipation,
difficulty in passing urine,
fast heartbeat.

Minims is a registered trademark of Bausch &
Lomb BV.
Leaflet revision date: 22nd October 2013
Manufactured by: Laboratoire Chauvin S.A. Z.I.
Ripotier, 07200 Aubenas –France. Procured
from within the EU. Product Licence Holder:
Quadrant Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Lynstock
House, Lynstock Way, Lostock, Bolton,
BL6 4SA. Repackaged by Maxearn Ltd, Bolton,
BL6 4SA.
POM
PL 20774/1364 Minims Atropine Sulphate 1%
w/v Eye Drops, solution
Contents of the pack
Clear, colourless, sterile eye drop in a plastic
single use unit.
Each carton contains 20 units.
This medicine does not contain a preservative
as it is a sterile single use unit.
6. Further information
What do your eye drops contain
The active ingredient is atropine sulphate.
Each Minims unit contains approximately
0.5 ml eye drops solution of atropine
sulphate 1% w/v (5 mg).
The other ingredients are hydrochloric acid
(for pH adjustment) and purified water.

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