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Betoact Eye Drops

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Overview

Introduction of Betoact Ophthalmic Solution

Betoact Eye Drops is an antihistaminic medication. It is used to treat inflammation of eyes (redness and swelling) caused due to various allergies. It helps in short-term or sudden allergic reactions in the eye.

Follow your doctor’s instructions precisely for administering Betoact Eye Drops in the eye. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the returning or worsening.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include temporary eye irritation and burning sensation after administration. Consult your doctor if these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. It may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use, so not drive until your vision is clear.

Betoact Ophthalmic Solution side effects

Common
Limited data available

How to use Betoact Ophthalmic Solution

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Betoact Ophthalmic Solution works

Betoact Eye Drops is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

Betoact Ophthalmic Solution related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Betoact Eye Drops is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Betoact Eye Drops is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Betoact Eye Drops alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Betoact Ophthalmic Solution?

If you miss a dose of Betoact Eye Drops, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Betoact Eye Drops
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Betoact Eye Drops to treat inflammation (redness and swelling) due to allergies of the eye. 
  • It treats short-term or sudden allergic reactions in the eye. 
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop. 
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution. 
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer. 
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Betoact with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Panik
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Brand(s): Arthrox
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Brand(s): Konit
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Brand(s): Psycopan
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Brand(s): Dizapam
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Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
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