BEPOTASTINE belongs to the class of medications called ‘antihistamines’ used to treat allergic conditions such as redness, swelling, itching, red or watery eyes, runny nose, and sneezing. An allergy is an immune system response to foreign elements typically not harmful to your body. These foreign elements are known as ‘allergens.’ Allergic condition varies from person to person.
BEPOTASTINE contains ‘Bepotastine’ which acts as an antihistamine. It blocks the action of histamines (chemicals causing allergic symptoms) and reduces the allergic reaction. It provides quick relief from allergic symptoms.
You are advised to take BEPOTASTINE for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending on your medical condition. In some cases, BEPOTASTINE may cause headache, drowsiness, dry mouth, and stomach pain. Most of these side effects of BEPOTASTINE do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
Do not take BEPOTASTINE if you are allergic to ‘Bepotastine’ or any other contents present in it. Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are taking any prescription or non-prescription medicines, including dietary or herbal supplements. Consult your doctor before taking BEPOTASTINE if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. BEPOTASTINE is not recommended for children unless prescribed by a doctor. BEPOTASTINE may cause dizziness, and sleepiness, so be cautious while driving and operating machinery.
BEPOTASTINE contains ‘Bepotastine’ that provides instant relief from allergic reactions and symptoms by blocking histamine action, a substance that causes immune responses & inflammations in the body. BEPOTASTINE is widely used to treat hay fever (an allergy caused by pollen or dust), eczema (dermatitis), hives (red, raised patches or dots), reactions to insect bites and stings, and food allergies.
Do not take BEPOTASTINE if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in this medicine. Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before starting BEPOTASTINE. BEPOTASTINE should not be given to children unless prescribed by the doctor. Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you are taking any prescription or non-prescription medicines, including dietary or herbal supplements. BEPOTASTINE may cause drowsiness and dizziness, so drive if you are alert. Avoid consuming alcohol with BEPOTASTINE as it could lead to increased dizziness and sleepiness.
Drug-Drug Interactions: No interaction found/established.
Drug-Food Interactions: No interaction found/established.
Drug-Disease Interactions: No interaction found/established.
Avoid alcohol consumption while taking BEPOTASTINE as it may cause increased drowsiness.
BEPOTASTINE is a pregnancy Category C medicine. It is not known whether BEPOTASTINE will affect pregnant women or fetuses or not. Please consult your doctor.
Caution should be exercised, and it is advisable to consult a doctor before using BEPOTASTINE if you are breastfeeding.
Drive only if you are physically stable and mentally focused. If you experience drowsiness after taking BEPOTASTINE, you should not drive or operate any machinery or vehicles.
BEPOTASTINE to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
BEPOTASTINE to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
The safety of BEPOTASTINE in children has not been established. However, please consult a doctor before giving BEPOTASTINE to children.
Allergy: It occurs when the immune system responds to foreign elements that are typically not harmful to your body. These foreign elements are known as ‘allergens.’ Symptoms include itching, watery eyes, swelling around the eyes, runny nose, and sneezing.