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Exacerbation of akinetic seizures by atropine eye drops.
  1. B D Wright
  1. Highroyds Hospital, Leeds.


    A case is reported where atropine sulphate eye drops increased the frequency of fits in a child suffering regular akinetic seizures. This increase was marked and observed during two separate courses of eye drops. This is discussed with reference to previous reports of central nervous toxicity after the use of topical atropine sulphate.

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