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Ak-Homatropine Opht



This medication is used before eye examinations (e.g., refraction), before and after certain eye surgeries, and to treat certain eye conditions (e.g., uveitis). It belongs to a class of drugs known as anticholinergics. Homatropine hydrobromide works by widening (dilating) the pupil of the eye.

 
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Uses
This medication is used before eye examinations (e.g., refraction), before and after certain eye surgeries, and to treat certain eye conditions (e.g., uveitis). It belongs to a class of drugs known as anticholinergics. Homatropine hydrobromide works by widening (dilating) the pupil of the eye.
Notes
  • Do not share this medication with others.

Storage
  • Store between 46-75 degrees F (8-24 degrees C) away from light and heat.
  • Do not freeze.
  • Keep all medicines away from children and pets.

Overdose
  • Symptoms of overdose may include: flushed/dry skin, blurred vision, fast/irregular heartbeat, fever, mental/mood changes (e.g., hallucinations), loss of coordination.

How To Use
  • To apply eye drops, wash your hands first.
  • To avoid contamination, do not touch the dropper tip or let it touch your eye or any other surface.If you are wearing contact lenses, remove them before using eye drops.
  • Wait at least 15 minutes before replacing your contact lenses.Tilt your head back, look upward, and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch.
  • Hold the dropper directly over your eye and place one drop into the pouch.
  • Look downward and gently close your eyes for 1-2 minutes.
  • Place one finger at the corner of your eye (near the nose) and apply gentle pressure for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • This will prevent the medication from draining out.
  • Try not to blink and do not rub your eye.
  • Repeat these steps for your other eye if so directed or if your dose is for more than 1 drop.
  • If you are using this medication on a regular schedule, apply it usually 2 to 3 times daily, up to every 3 to 4 hours, or as directed by your doctor.Do not rinse the dropper.
  • Replace the dropper cap after each use.
  • Do not use the solution if it turns brown or cloudy or if it contains particles.If you are using another kind of eye medication (e.g., drops or ointments), wait at least 5-10 minutes before applying other medications.
  • Use eye drops before eye ointments to allow the drops to enter the eye.If you are using this medication on a regular schedule, use it regularly in order to get the most benefit from it.
  • To help you remember, use it at the same times each day.
  • Continue using it for the full time prescribed.Inform your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.

Side Effects
  • Burning/stinging/redness of the eye, eye irritation, or temporary blurred vision may occur.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.
  • Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: extreme thirst, persistent dry mouth, new or increased eye pressure/pain/swelling/discharge.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: mental/mood changes (e.g., confusion, agitation), fast/irregular heartbeat.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare.
  • However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing.If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before using homatropine hydrobromide, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to belladonna alkaloids (e.g., atropine); or if you have any other allergies.This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions.
  • Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: glaucoma.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: other eye conditions (e.g., keratoconus), Down's syndrome, brain damage or spastic paralysis (in children).After you apply this drug, your vision may become temporarily blurred.
  • Use caution while driving, using machinery, or doing any other activity that requires clear vision.This medication may make your eyes more sensitive to light.
  • Protect your eyes in bright light.
  • Use dark sunglasses when outdoors.The elderly may be more sensitive to the effects of this drug.Caution is advised when using this drug in infants or small children because they may be more sensitive to the effects of the drug.
  • Do not allow this medication to get into the child's mouth.
  • Remember to wash your hands after each use.During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you are using this drug on a regular schedule and miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them.
  • Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: certain antiarrhythmic drugs (e.g., quinidine, procainamide), antihistamines (e.g., diphenhydramine, meclizine), antispasmodics (e.g., dicyclomine), certain drugs for Parkinson's disease (e.g., anticholinergics such as benztropine, trihexyphenidyl), MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, isocarboxazid, linezolid, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine), other eye medications, tricyclic antidepressants (e.g., amitriptyline).

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