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homatropine

 [ho-mat´ro-pēn]
an anticholinergic and antimuscarinic producing sympathetic blockade effects similar to but weaker than those of atropine; the hydrobromide salt is used as a mydriatic and cycloplegic and the methylbromide salt is used as an inhibitor of gastric spasm and secretion.

ho·mat·ro·pine

(hō-mat'rō-pēn),
An anticholinergic, mydriatic, and cycloplegic agent; available as the hydrobromide and the methylbromide.

homatropine

/ho·mat·ro·pine/ (ho-mat´ro-pēn) an anticholinergic similar to atropine; h. hydrobromide is used as a ophthalmic mydriatic and cycloplegic, and h. methylbromide is used as an inhibitor of gastric spasm and secretion.

homatropine

(hō-măt′rō-pēn′)
n.
An anticholinergic drug derived from tropine, C16H21NO3, used in its bromide form to dilate the pupil of the eye and in combination with hydrocodone to prevent overdosage of that drug.

homatropine

A drug used in the form of eyedrops to widen the pupils for ophthalmic examination and temporarily to paralyze the muscles of the iris to assist in the treatment of iris inflammation (anterior UVEITIS).

homatropine

an anticholinergic alkaloid obtained by the condensation of tropine and mandelic acid having anticholinergic effects similar to but weaker than those of atropine; used to produce parasympathetic blockade and as a mydriatic. The hydrobromide salt is used topically in ophthalmic drops and the methylbromide derivative is used orally for intestinal spasms.
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