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Homacid Eye Drops 5ml

By ENTOD PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
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Homacid 2 % Description

Homacid eye drops are used to treat uveitis which is the inflammation of the eye. The medication is also used before an eye examination to cause mydriasis (dilation of the pupil), which helps the doct...
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ContainsHomatropine(2.0 %)
Useseye inflammation, eye examination
Side effectsburning or stinging sensation, itching, redness, increased sensitivity ot light
ClassificationMYDRIATIC
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Uses of Homacid 2 %

  • Eye inflammation
  • Eye examination

Contraindications of Homacid 2 %

  • Allergy to homatropine

Side effects of Homacid 2 %

  • Stinging sensation
  • Burning sensation in the eye
  • Increased sensitivity to light
  • Redness
  • Irritation

Precautions and Warnings of Homacid 2 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can Homacid eye drops be taken during pregnancy?
A:
There is insufficient evidence for using this medication in pregnancy; hence, a doctor can assess the risk and benefit ratio before prescribing this medication.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can we take Homacid eye drops during breastfeeding?
A:
Homacid eye drops do not have enough data for use in lactation. Consult your doctor before taking this medication.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Homacid eye drops?
A:
Homacid eye drops can cause temporary blurring of vision; hence do not drive after applying this medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after taking Homacid eye drops?
A:
There is not enough data for using this medication with concurrent use of alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to this medication
  • You are suffering from viral eye infections
  • You are suffering from any parasitic eye infection
  • You have a history of mycobacterial ocular infection

Mode of Action of Homacid 2 %

How Does It Work?

Homacid eye drop contains homatropine which dilates the pupil when used. It also acts on the inflammatory mediators and prevents eye inflammation and itching.

Directions for Use of Homacid 2 %

  • Take this medication only when prescribed by the doctor; this medication is intended for external use only
  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper or touch your eye after the application
  • If you wear contact lenses, it is advisable to remove them and apply the drop after 15 to 20 minutes
  • Hold the bottle containing the medication in the inverted position or the dropper close to the eye, without touching it and gently squeeze the dropper and drop the medicine into the lower eyelid

Interactions of Homacid 2 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • No interaction studies performed

Other general Interactions

Do not use this medication if you suffer from viral or parasitic eye infections.

Storage and disposal of Homacid 2 %

  • Store the medication in a cool and dry place below 25°C
  • Keep it away from direct sunlight
  • Discard the unneeded or expired medication safely
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Keep the lid tightly close after use

Dosage of Homacid 2 %

Overdose

If an overdose occurs, consult your doctor immediately, and monitoring is required. Rinse the eye first with lukewarm water; allergic reactions like oedema, lid itching, and erythema can be seen.

Missed a Dose

If the dose is missed, the medication should be taken as soon as possible. Make sure you have the proper time interval between two doses. If the time interval is near the second dose, skip the previou...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the precautions to follow after taking Homacid eye drops?

A: After applying this medication to the eye, make sure you do not touch the bottle's dropper or touch your eye, increasing infection chances. Also, avoid wearing contact lenses for a few minutes after applying this medication. This medication is only intended for eye infections.

Q: How do I have to take Homacid eye drops?

A: Homacid eye drops must be applied in the conjunctival sac of the eye, mainly using one drop of the drug in the eye twice daily or prescribed by the doctor.

Q: What side effects can I face after taking Homacid eye drops?

A: Blurred vision, itching and inflammation can be seen if you are allergic to this medication.

Q: How long do I have to take Homacid eye drops?

A: This medication can be used when prescribed by the doctor only. A doctor might use this before an eye examination or prescribe the eye drop to treat eye inflammation.
Product Details
Brand
HOMACID
Expires on or After
29/11/2022
Last Updated on: 31 May 2022 | 06:01 PM (IST)

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