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Bepreve

Bepreve Patient Information Including Side Effects

Brand Names: Bepreve

Generic Name: bepotastine ophthalmic (Pronunciation: BEP oh TAS teen off THAL mik)

What is bepotastine ophthalmic (Bepreve)?

Bepotastine is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of itching or watery eyes.

Bepotastine ophthalmic (for the eye) is used to treat itchy eyes caused by allergies.

Bepotastine ophthalmic should not be used to treat eye discomfort caused by wearing contact lenses.

Bepotastine ophthalmic may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What are the possible side effects of bepotastine ophthalmic (Bepreve)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using bepotastine ophthalmic and call your doctor at once if you have severe eye irritation when using the eye drops.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • mild eye irritation;
  • runny or stuffy nose, sore throat;
  • headache; or
  • unusual or unpleasant taste in your mouth.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the Bepreve (bepotastine besilate ophthalmic solution 1.5%) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

What is the most important information I should know about bepotastine ophthalmic (Bepreve)?

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to bepotastine.

Do not use bepotastine ophthalmic while you are wearing contact lenses. Bepotastine ophthalmic may contain a preservative that can be absorbed by soft contact lenses. Wait at least 10 minutes after using bepotastine before putting your contact lenses in.

Do not allow the dropper tip to touch any surface, including the 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.

Stop using bepotastine ophthalmic and call your doctor at once if you have severe eye irritation when using the eye drops.

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