Medicine Overview of Homatropine Eye Drop
Uses of Homatropine Eye Drop
It is especially used in Children.
Side effects of Homatropine Eye Drop
Eye irritation, Eye itching, Stinging sensation, Follicular conjunctivitis, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Blurred vision, Stinging in the eyes, Photophobia, Eye discharge, Burning sensation in eye, Increased intraocular pressure, Burning sensation.
How to use Homatropine Eye Drop
How Homatropine Eye Drop works
In Depth Information on Homatropine Eye Drop
Expert advice for Homatropine Eye Drop
- Do not apply homatropine while wearing contact lenses. Leave a gap at least 15 to 12 mins after applying this medicine before you wear your contact lenses.
- Homatropine may make your eyes more sensitive to sunlight. Take necessary precautions like wearing sunglasses may help to protect your eyes from bright sunlight.
- Use homatropine with caution if you are an elderly patient or a child as you may be more sensitive to its effects; seek medical attention if you develop any serious side effects.
- Do not drive or operate machinery as homatropine may cause blurred vision.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
To reduce the amount of Homatropine Eye Drop that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.