Name: Homatropine

Homatropine Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:


This is not a complete list of Homatropinedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Uses of Homatropine

  • It is used to treat eye swelling.
  • It is used to widen the pupil before an eye exam or eye surgery.
  • It is used to treat certain eye problems after eye surgery.
  • It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.

What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Homatropine?

  • If you have an allergy to homatropine or any other part of homatropine.
  • If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
  • If you have glaucoma or a risk for glaucoma.

This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with this medicine.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take homatropine with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.

What are some other side effects of Homatropine?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:

  • Burning.
  • Stinging.
  • Eye irritation.
  • Dry mouth.
  • More thirst.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

If OVERDOSE is suspected

If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.


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Index Terms

  • Homatropine Hydrobromide

Pharmacologic Category

  • Anticholinergic Agent, Ophthalmic
  • Ophthalmic Agent, Mydriatic

Dosing Geriatric

Refer to adult dosing.


Ophthalmic instillation: Wash hands before and after use. Avoid touching tip of applicator to eye or other surfaces. Contact lenses should be removed before instillation; do not reinsert contact lenses within 15 minutes of drops. Finger pressure should be applied to lacrimal sac for 1-3 minutes after instillation to decrease risk of absorption and systemic reactions