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Atropine reduces the activity of the parasympathetic nervous system. Atropine is the drug of choice to treat symptomatic sinus bradycardia and may be beneficial in the presence of atrio-ventricular nodal blocks. For bradycardia, the dosage for Atropine is 0.5 mg every 3-5 minutes as needed, not to exceed a total dose of .04 mg/kg to a total of 3mg.