Hms

Hms treats inflammation caused by several different types of medical conditions of the eye. Do not use Hms if you have viral or fungal eye infections.

Hms Overview

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Hms is a prescription medication used to treat inflammation caused by several different types of medical conditions of the eye. Hms belongs to a group of drugs called corticosteroids, which work to reduce inflammation by preventing the body from making chemicals that are involved in inflammation.

This medication comes in eyedrop suspension form and can be administered up to once every four hours.

Common side effects of Hms include increased eye blood pressure, cataract formation, and delayed wound healing.

Hms can also cause blurred vision. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Hms affects you.

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Uses of Hms

Hms is a prescription medication used to treat eye inflammation caused by allergic conjunctivitis, vernal conjunctivitis, episcleritis, and epinephrine sensitivity.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Manufacturer

Medrysone

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Hms Drug Class

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Side Effects of Hms

Serious side effects have been reported with Hms. See the “Hms Precautions” section.

Common side effects of Hms include the following:

  • increased blood pressure in the eye
  • cataract formation
  • delayed wound healing
  • blurry vision
  • eye infections

This is not a complete list of Hms side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Hms Interactions

No drug interactions have been determined by the manufacturer. However, you should tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Not all drug interactions are known or reported and new drug interactions are continually being reported.

Hms Precautions

Serious side effects have been reported with Hms including the following:

  • glaucoma with damage to the optic nerve. Avoid long-term use of Hms unless directed and supervised by your physician.
  • corneal and scleral thinning. Avoid long-term use of Hms unless directed and supervised by your physician.
  • bacterial and fungal corneal ulcers. Consult your physician right away and stop taking Hms if you experience severe eye pain and/or pus or blood discharge from the eye.
  • non-specific conjunctivitis, conjunctival hyperemia, and secondary infections. Consult your physician right away and stop taking Hms if you experience eye hypersensitivity, eye aggravation, eye swelling, or severe eye pain.
  • high blood pressure of the eye. If Hms is used for 10 days or longer, eye blood pressure should be routinely monitored.
  • defects in visual acuity and fields of vision. Consult your physician right away and stop taking Hms if you experience impaired vision.
  • posterior subcapsular cataract formation. Consult your physician right away and stop taking Hms if you experience grey spots in your field of vision.

Do not take Hms if:

  • you are allergic to Hms or any of its ingredients
  • you have a viral or fungal eye infection

Hms can also cause blurred vision. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Hms affects you.

Hms Food Interactions

Medications can interact with certain foods. In some cases, this may be harmful and your doctor may advise you to avoid certain foods. In the case of Hms, there are no specific foods that you must exclude from your diet when receiving this medication.

Inform MD

Before taking Hms, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions. Especially tell your doctor if you:

  • are allergic to Hms or to any of its ingredients
  • have or recently have had any fungal, viral, or bacterial infections
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed
  • have glaucoma
  • have had cataract surgery
  • plan to use this medication in a child under the age of 3
  • have mustard gas keratitis or Sjögren's keratoconjunctivitis

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

Hms and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Hms falls into category C. There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Hms should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

Hms and Lactation

It is not known if Hms crosses into human milk. Because many medications can cross into human milk and because of the possibility for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants with use of this medication, a choice should be made whether to stop nursing or stop the use of this medication. Your doctor and you will decide if the benefits outweigh the risk of using Hms.

Hms Usage

Take Hms exactly as prescribed.

Hms comes in eyedrop suspension form and can be administered up to once every four hours.

It is important to shake the Hms bottle well before use. To avoid contamination, do not touch the tip of the Hms container to the eye, eyelid or any surface.

If symptoms fail to improve after two days, consult your physician.

If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the regular time. Do not take two doses of Hms at the same time.

Hms Dosage

Take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The dose your doctor recommends may be based on the following:

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

The recommended dose of Hms for the treatment of eye inflammation caused by allergic conjunctivitis, vernal conjunctivitis, episcleritis, and/or epinephrine sensitivity is one drop applied into the lower eyelid up to once every four hours. If symptoms fail to improve after two days, consult your physician.

Hms Overdose

If you take too much Hms, call your healthcare provider or local Poison Control Center, or seek emergency medical attention right away.

Other Requirements

  • Store at temperatures up to 25°C (77°F).
  • Protect from freezing.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Keep this and all medicines out of the reach of children.