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General Information on Homatropine

Generic Name : Homatropine

Pronunciation : hoe ma TROE peen

Latest prescription information about Homatropine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y55.5 | Therapeutic Classification : Decongestants

Why is Homatropine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an anticholinergic agent, prescribed for dry cough along with hydrocodone.
Homatropine ophthalmic is prescribed for eye inflammation. 

When should Homatropine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Homatropine?

Adult: PO- One (1) tablet or 5 ml (1 teaspoonful) of the oral solution every 4 to 6 hours as needed; do not exceed six (6) tablets or 30 ml (6 teaspoonfuls) in 24 hours.
Child: One-half (1/2) tablet or 2.5 ml (1/2 teaspoonful) of the oral solution every 4 to 6 hours as needed; do not exceed three (3) tablets or 15 ml (3 teaspoonfuls) in 24 hours.
Eye Drops- Adult: Instill 1 to 2 drops in the eye once. Repeat within 5 to 10 minutes if necessary.
Child: Instill 1 to 2 drops into the affected eye up to every 3 to 4 hours.

How should Homatropine be taken?

It comes as a tablet, solution to take orally. It also comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eye(s).

What are the warnings and precautions for Homatropine?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of certain eye problems, down syndrome, Addison's disease, breathing problems, brain disorders, severe infectious, diarrhea, kidney disease, liver disease, mental/mood disorders, spinal problems, recent surgery, underactive thyroid, alcohol abuse, difficulty in urinating, elderly, children, during pregnancy and lactation.
It may cause dizziness, blurred vision, or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Avoid alcohol consumption.
This eye drops may cause harm if used internally, if it so consult with your doctor immediately.

What are the side effects of Homatropine?

  Oral:
  Central Nervous System: Sedation, drowsiness, mental clouding, impairment of mental and physical performance, anxiety, fear, dizziness, psychic dependence and mood changes.
  Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting and constipation.
  Genitourinary : Automatic jerking movements in urethral and urinary retention.
  Respiratory: Difficulty in breathing.
  Skin: Rash and itching.
  Eye : Blurred vision, eye itching, burning or stinging and irritation at the application site.

What are the other precautions for Homatropine?

Wear sun-glass while using this eye drops.

What are the storage conditions of Homatropine?

Store oral solution at controlled room temperature (25C).
Eye Drops: Store it at room temperature, Keep away from children.

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