Livostin (Levocabastine) is anti-allergic medication. It stops processes in the body that cause allergic symptoms after exposure to an allergen. Livostin (Levocabastine) is used to treat ocular eye symptoms of allergic conditions like itching, inflammation, watering, and burning. Livostin (Levocabastine) may also be used for other medicinal purposes.
Livostin (Levocabastine) should be stored at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F, 15 and 30degrees C. Livostin (Levocabastine) should be stored away from moisture and light in a tightly sealed container. Do not store Livostin (Levocabastine) in the bathroom. Keep Livostin (Levocabastine) away from children and pets.
Shake the medicine well before applying. Do not touch the dropper to any surface, including your eyes and hands. It may become contaminated and cause an infection in your eye. Livostin (Levocabastine) contains a preservative, so do not wear contact lenses during therapy with this medicine. Contacts can be used again after therapy with Livostin (Levocabastine) has ended. Avoid using other eyedrops unless your doctor approves.
It is unknown whether or not Livostin (Levocabastine) will harm an unborn baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor you are pregnant. Livostin (Levocabastine) passes into breast milk. It’s effects on a baby are unknown. Consult your doctor if you are nursing a baby. If you miss a dose of Livostin (Levocabastine), use it as soon as possible unless it is around the time of your next dose, in which case skip the missed dose and continue on with the regular dosing schedule. Do not exceed 1 dose at one time.
Always take medication as prescribed by a doctor. Wash your hands before using Livostin (Levocabastine) eye drops. Shake the bottle gently to be sure that the medicine is mixed. Tilt your head back and pull on your lower lid with your index finger. Position the dropper above your eye and release a drop into your eye. Close your eye and apply gentle pressure to the inside corner of your eye for about 1 minute to prevent the liquid from draining out. If you are using more than one drop in your eyes, repeat the process again with 5 minutes in between drops. Do not touch the eye dropper to any surface, including your eye and hands. The dropper is sterile – if it becomes contaminated it could cause an eye infection. Keep the bottle properly capped.
Livostin (Levocabastine) should not be taken without a prescription. Do not use Livostin (Levocabastine) if you have a bacterial, fungal, or viral infection in your eye unless you are receiving proper anti-infective treatment.
Not all possible side effects are listed here. Ask your doctor about more severe possible side effects.
Common side effects may be likely to occur. Some common side effects of Livostin (Levocabastine) include Burning, stinging, or irritation of the eyes, watering, itching or redness of the eyes, blurred vision, dry or puffy eyes, headache, nausea, rash, or