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Betoact Eye Drops

Manufactured byAJANTA PHARMA LTD
ContainsBepotastine
Description
Betoact Eye Drops is a medicine used to treat eye irritation or itching of the eyes due to allergic conjunctivitis, a seasonal allergic disease affecting the eye.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Betoact Eye Drops

  • Eye discharge
  • Eye discomfort
  • Eye pain

Uses of Betoact Eye Drops

What is it prescribed for?

  • Allergic conjunctivitis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before administering this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before administering this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to bepotastine or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before administering this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before administering this medicine.
General warnings

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 2 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Contact lenses

Usage of the contact lens is not recommended if any signs and symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis such as eye redness, irritation, drainage, etc. are present. You are advised to wait for at least 10 to 15 minutes post administration of the eye drops before re-inserting the lenses.

Driving or operating machinery

This medicine may cause blurred vision or drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use a double dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Use this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by reducing the concentration of certain chemical substances in the body which are responsible for causing allergic reactions.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Ophthalmic antihistamines and decongestants

Schedule

Schedule H

Bepotastine Ophthalmic: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 3 July 2020]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a610012.html

DailyMed - BEPREVE- bepotastine besilate solution/ drops [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 3 July 2020]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=68bbf6a0-c4b5-47c1-8a1c-08220fbdbce6

[Internet]. Davisplus.fadavis.com. 2020 [cited 3 July 2020]. Available from:

https://davisplus.fadavis.com/3976/meddeck/pdf/bepotastineophthalmic.pdf
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Information on this page was last updated on 4 Jul 2020

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