just a quick question

  1. I have a severe allergy to atropine. My husband thinks I should wear a medical alert bracelet. I am only 28, healthy, and the only reason I know about this allergy is because of an eye surgery I had years ago. Just some other professionals opinions.

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  3. by   NurseShell
    IMHO if you have a "severe allergy" to ANYTHING you should wear a medic - alert bracelet.
  4. by   Jolie
    I agree with hubby. Anyone with a severe allergy to anything should have a medic-alert!
  5. by   Tweety
    Yep, if it's severe wear it. You never know. You may have a syncopal episode, someone call 911, and put you on a monitor and decide you need atropine. Then what?
  6. by   New CCU RN
    Just wondering....what happens when you are given Atropine?
  7. by   RNonsense
    this would be a "YES"...
  8. by   MarnnaRN
    New CCU RN, according to my mom, I went into convulsions. I don't remember this, I was only 3 at the time.

    thanks for the answers, everyone.
  9. by   Darlene K.
    Yes, wear one!
  10. by   Angella Walker
    New CCU RN......spoken like a true nurse!!!!