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General Information on Bepotastine

Generic Name : Bepotastine

Pronunciation : bep-oh-TAS-teen

Latest prescription information about Bepotastine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y43.0 | Therapeutic Classification : Antihistamines

Trade Names/Brand Names of Bepotastine

International- Bepreve.

Why is Bepotastine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic conjunctivitis. It blocks histamine action, which reduces allergy symptoms.

When should Bepotastine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Bepotastine?

Ophthalmic- Instill one drop into the affected eye(s) twice a day.

How should Bepotastine be taken?

It comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Bepotastine?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Avoid wearing contact lenses while using this medication.

It may cause harm if it is swallowed.

Extreme caution needed for children less than 2 years old.

What are the side effects of Bepotastine?

   Most Common : Eye irritation, headache, hypersensitivity and throat inflammation.

What are the other precautions for Bepotastine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Bepotastine?

Store it at room temperature (15 - 25C).

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