What is Bepreve?Bepreve is an eyedrop used to treat itching associated with the symptoms of allergies such as hay fever.
What is the most important information I should know about Bepreve?Do not wear contact lenses if your eyes are red. Bepreve should not be used to treat contact lens-related irritation.
Bepreve should not be use while wearing contact lenses. Remove contact lenses prior to instillation. The preservative in Bepreve, benzalkonium chloride, may be absorbed by soft contact lenses. Lenses may be reinserted after 10 minutes following administration of Bepreve.
Who should not take Bepreve?Children <2 years old should not be prescribed Bepreve
What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Bepreve?Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Bepreve. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you wear contact lenses, are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
What is the usual dosage?The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.
Adults and children ≥2 years: Apply 1 drop into the affected eye(s) 2 times a day.
How should I take Bepreve?Use Bepreve only as directed by your doctor.
What should I avoid while taking Bepreve?Do not wear contact lenses if your eyes are red.
What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Bepreve?No significant interactions have been reported with Bepreve at this time. However, always tell your doctor about any medicines you take, including over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
What are the possible side effects of Bepreve?Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.
Side effects may include: mild taste after applying the drop, eye irritation, headache, nose or throat irritation
Can I receive Bepreve if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?The effects of Bepreve during pregnancy and breastfeeding are unknown. Tell your doctor immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Bepreve?Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and return to your regular dosing schedule. Do not apply two doses at once.
How should I store Bepreve?Store at room temperature.
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