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Uses of Homatropine
Homatropine is used in the treatment of:
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Homatropine Brand Names
Homatropine Drug Class
Homatropine is part of the drug class:
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:
- HOMATROPINE/POTASSIUM CHLORIDE
This is not a complete list of Homatropinedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Homatropine 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.
Homatropine falls into category C:
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.
There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Homatropine should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.
No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Homatropine should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.
Forms of Medication
Homatropine is available in the following forms:
- Ophthalmic Solution
- Oral Solution
- Oral Tablet
- Rectal Suppository