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Bepreve Patient Information including How Should I Take
In this Article
- What is bepotastine ophthalmic (Bepreve)?
- What are the possible side effects of bepotastine ophthalmic (Bepreve)?
- What is the most important information I should know about bepotastine ophthalmic (Bepreve)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using bepotastine ophthalmic (Bepreve)?
- How should I use bepotastine ophthalmic (Bepreve)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Bepreve)?
- What happens if I overdose (Bepreve)?
- What should I avoid while using bepotastine ophthalmic (Bepreve)?
- What other drugs will affect bepotastine ophthalmic (Bepreve)?
- Where can I get more information?
What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using bepotastine ophthalmic (Bepreve)?
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to bepotastine.
FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether bepotastine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.
It is not known whether bepotastine ophthalmic passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Do not use this medication in a child younger than 2 years old.
How should I use bepotastine ophthalmic (Bepreve)?
Use exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
Wash your hands before using eye medication.
To apply the eye drops:
- Tilt your head back slightly and pull down your lower eyelid to create a small pocket. Hold the dropper above the eye with the tip down. Look up and away from the dropper as you squeeze out a drop, then close your eye.
- Gently press your finger to the inside corner of the eye (near your nose) for about 1 minute to keep the liquid from draining into your tear duct.
Do not allow the tip of the dropper to touch any surface, including your eyes or hands. If the dropper becomes contaminated it could cause an infection in your eye, which can lead to vision loss or serious damage to the eye.
Do not use the eye drops if the liquid has changed colors or has particles in it. Call your doctor for a new prescription.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Do not freeze. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.
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