Table of contents:
Bepreve is a medication indicated for the treatment of itching associated with allergic inflammation of the eye. It contains an active ingredient called Bepotastine. Bepotastine belongs to the class of medications called antihistamines, specifically the class known as histamine receptor antagonists. It works by blocking the release and action of histamine, one of the substances released in the body that cause allergy symptoms.
Bepreve comes in the form of ophthalmic solution (eye drops), containing 1.5% bepotastine besilate. Bepotastine will start to work to relieve eye allergy symptoms within 10 to 15 minutes of being used.
Uses and Dosage
To use Bepreve ophthalmic solution for relieving itching and inflammation of the eye caused by allergies, follow the instructions provided by your doctor or pharmacist. Typically, one drop of the solution is applied to the affected eye(s) two times a day, with a 10–12-hour interval between doses.
Bepreve is for use in the eyes only and should not be ingested. Before using Bepreve, make sure to remove contact lenses if you wear them and wait at least 10 minutes after using the eye drops to reinsert them. If you experience any allergic reactions or side effects while using Bepotastine, stop using the product and seek medical attention. Always follow the advice of your healthcare provider regarding the use of this medication.
Common Side Effects of Bepreve (Bepotastine Besilate):
- Unpleasant taste
- Body rash
- Swelling of the lips, tongue, or throat
- Mild taste in your mouth
Serious Side Effects of Bepreve (Bepotastine Besilate):
- Common cold symptoms
- Eye irritation
- Muscle aches
- Red, sore eyes
- Sore throat
- Stuffy or runny nose
- Unusual tiredness or weakness
Form and Strength
Bepreve (Bepotastine Besilate) is available in the following forms and strength:
Bepreve: Opthalmic Solution
- Bepreve may not be suitable for everyone. Consult with your doctor if you have any medical conditions or if you are taking any medications before using Bepreve.
- Bepreve can cause an allergic reaction in some people.
- Bepreve should not be used for other eye conditions unless directed by your doctor.
- Caution should be exercised with the combination of Bepreve and decongestants.
- It is not always possible to reliably estimate the frequency or likelihood of side effects.
- Bepreve should be removed from soft contact lenses before application, and the lenses should be reinserted at least 10 minutes after using the eye drops.
- Bepreve may cause temporary blurred vision or other visual disturbances, which may affect the ability to drive or operate machinery.
- Bepreve should be used with caution in patients with severe hepatic impairment.
- Do not use Bepreve if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in the medication.
- Bepreve is not approved for use by anyone younger than 2 years old. 12
- . Exercise caution when using Bepreve while breastfeeding.
- Bepreve may interact with other drugs and medications, so it's important to share the full list of medications you are taking with your doctor or pharmacist before using Bepreve.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Is Bepreve safe for everyone?
Bepreve may not be suitable for everyone. Consult with your doctor if you have any medical conditions or if you are taking any medications before using Bepreve.
Can I use Bepreve while wearing contact lenses?
Bepreve can be used while wearing soft contact lenses. However, you should remove your contact lenses before applying the eye drops and wait at least 10 minutes before putting them back in.
How long does it take for Bepreve to work?
Bepreve may start working within minutes of use, but it may take several days of regular use to achieve the full benefits.
Can Bepreve be used for other eye conditions?
Bepreve is only indicated for the treatment of itching associated with allergic inflammation of the eye and should not be used for other eye conditions unless directed by your doctor.
Can Bepreve be used in children?
Bepreve has not been studied in children under the age of 2 and its safety and effectiveness in this population have not been established.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Bepreve?
If you miss a dose of Bepreve, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
It's important to purchase Bepreve from verified Canadian pharmacy.