Bepotastine ophthalmic Side Effects

Not all side effects for bepotastine ophthalmic may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to bepotastine ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution

Along with its needed effects, bepotastine ophthalmic may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking bepotastine ophthalmic:

Less common
  • Red, sore eyes
Incidence not known
  • Body rash
  • itching
  • swelling of the lips, tongue, or throat

Some side effects of bepotastine ophthalmic may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common
  • Mild taste in your mouth
Less common
  • Fever
  • headache
  • muscle aches
  • sore throat
  • stuffy or runny nose
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to bepotastine ophthalmic: ophthalmic solution


Other side effects have included a mild taste sensation following instillation.


Ocular side effects have included eye irritation.

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache.


Respiratory side effects have included nasopharyngitis.


Hypersensitivity reactions have included itching, body rash, and swelling of lips, tongue and/or throat.

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