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Betoact Eye Drops

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Introduction

Betoact Eye Drops belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used in the treatment of itching asssociated with inflammation in the eyes (redness and swelling) caused due to allergy.

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 returning or worsening.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include mild taste, eye irritation, headache, and nasopharyngitis. 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.

Uses of Betoact Ophthalmic Solution

Benefits of Betoact Ophthalmic Solution

In Allergic eye disease

Betoact Eye Drops helps relieve symptoms of allergic eye disease such as redness, swelling, itching, and watering of eyes. This medicine works by decreasing the production of certain chemicals that cause inflammation of the eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. Use it as prescribed to get the most benefit. If you see no improvement even after 2 weeks, talk to your doctor.

Side effects of Betoact Ophthalmic Solution

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Betoact

  • Taste change
  • Eye irritation
  • Headache
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)

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 itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

Safety Advice

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.
Breastfeeding
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 forget to take 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.
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Quick Tips

  • 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzylethers Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL

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): Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fosup, Artepitant, Fosaran
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Zuvair
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

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Eye weak and allergic also for dust and summer
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
You may use Euphrasia eye drops twice daily
Right eye itching problems, may be allergic My right eye is itching since yesterday I used elder's eye refresh drops No benifit
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Get your eye examination by doctor to confirm the diagnosis of allergy
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FAQs

Q. What is Betoact Eye Drops? What is it used for?

Betoact Eye Drops belongs to the class of medicines known as H1 antihistamines. It is used to prevent and treat symptoms of eye allergies such as itching, redness, irritation or burning sensation.

Q. Is Betoact Eye Drops safe?

Betoact Eye Drops is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if you experience any bothersome side effects.

Q. What should I know before using Betoact Eye Drops?

Before using Betoact Eye Drops, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to Betoact Eye Drops or any of its ingredients to avoid any allergic reactions. Let your doctor know if you have or ever had any problems related with your eyes. Inform your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Also, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding to prevent any harmful effects on the baby. Do not use this medicine to treat irritation caused by wearing contact lenses. Avoid wearing contact lenses while using Betoact Eye Drops as it may cause discoloration of the soft lenses.

Q. How does Betoact Eye Drops work?

Betoact Eye Drops works by blocking the release of histamine which is a naturally occuring substance in our body. Histamine is responsible for producing symptoms of allergies such as itching, watery eyes, redness and irritation in the eyes.

Q. What other precautions should I take while using Betoact Eye Drops?

If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before using Betoact Eye Drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in. Do not touch the tip to any surface or your eye to avoid contamination.

Q. Is Betoact Eye Drops effective?

Betoact Eye Drops is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Betoact Eye Drops too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: February, 2022

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