Isopto Homatropine Side Effects
Generic Name: homatropine ophthalmic
Note: This document contains side effect information about homatropine ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Isopto Homatropine.
For the Consumer
Applies to homatropine ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution
Side effects include:
Elevated IOP, transient stinging, burning. With prolonged administration, local irritation (characterized by follicular conjunctivitis, vascular congestion, edema, exudate, and eczematoid dermatitis ), thirst, dry mouth, increased light sensitivity of eyes.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to homatropine ophthalmic: compounding powder, ophthalmic solution
The most frequently reported side effects were transient stinging/burning upon instillation and increased sensitivity to light.[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Transient burning, transient stinging, increased sensitivity to light
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Eye irritation
Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Local irritation, vascular congestion, edema, exudates, eczematoid dermatitis, follicular conjunctivitis
Postmarketing reports: Conjunctivitis, photophobia, mydriasis prolonged, eye pain, eye edema, eye discharge, eye irritation, ocular hyperemia[Ref]
Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Thirst, dryness of mouth
Frequency not reported: Abdominal distention infants, gastrointestinal motility diminished, salivary secretion decreased, sweat gland secretion decreased[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Ataxia, incoherent speech, hyperactivity, seizure, unusual drowsiness
Postmarketing reports: Somnolence[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Restlessness, hallucination, disorientation, failure to recognize people
Postmarketing reports: Confusion[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Hyperpyrexia[Ref]
1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
2. "Product Information. Homatropine Hydrobromide (homatropine ophthalmic)." OCuSOFT, Richmond, TX.
Some side effects of Isopto Homatropine may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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