Livostin Side Effects
Generic Name: levocabastine ophthalmic
Note: This document contains side effect information about levocabastine ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Livostin.
Applies to levocabastine ophthalmic: ophthalmic suspension
In general, levocabastine is very well tolerated with minimal adverse effects. Most studies have indicated that the percent of adverse reactions with levocabastine occur with similar frequency on placebo. Local mild, transient stinging and burning appear to be the most common adverse effect occurring in approximately 25% of patients. Adverse effects do not appear to be dose-related.[Ref]
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