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Bepotastine Besilate (Into the eye)

Treats itching of the eye caused by allergies.

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Bepotastine besilate eye drops is used to treat itching of the eye caused by a condition known as allergic conjunctivitis. It works by preventing the effects of certain inflammatory substances, which are produced by cells in your eyes and sometimes cause allergic reactions. This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription… Read more
Brand names include
Bepreve
Drug classes About this
Ophthalmologic Agent

What works? Research summarized

Evidence reviews

Topical antihistamines and mast cell stabilisers for treating seasonal and perennial allergic conjunctivitis

Are treatments with eye drops of antihistamines and mast cell stabilisers, alone or in combination, effective and safe in people with seasonal and allergic conjunctivitis? The main outcome measure was eye symptoms reported by participants, including eye itching, irritation (burning sensation), watering eyes (tearing), and photophobia (dislike of light). We found 30 trials.

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Topical antihistamines and mast cell stabilisers for treating seasonal and perennial allergic conjunctivitis

Are treatments with eye drops of antihistamines and mast cell stabilisers, alone or in combination, effective and safe in people with seasonal and allergic conjunctivitis? The main outcome measure was eye symptoms reported by participants, including eye itching, irritation (burning sensation), watering eyes (tearing), and photophobia (dislike of light). We found 30 trials.

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