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Ocu-Tropine (atropine ophthalmic) Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with Ocu-Tropine (atropine ophthalmic):

Major

Anticholinergics (Includes Ocu-Tropine) ↔ Glaucoma

Severe Potential Hazard, High plausibility

Applies to: Glaucoma/Intraocular Hypertension

Anticholinergic agents are contraindicated in patients with primary glaucoma, a tendency toward glaucoma (narrow anterior chamber angle), or adhesions (synechiae) between the iris and lens, as well as for the elderly and others in whom undiagnosed glaucoma or excessive pressure in the eye may be present. Because anticholinergics cause mydriasis, they may exacerbate these conditions.

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Ocu-Tropine (atropine ophthalmic) drug Interactions

There are 143 drug interactions with Ocu-Tropine (atropine ophthalmic)

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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