Lastacaft Medication Information
LastacaftTM (alcaftadine) is available only by prescription and is approved for treating certain eye allergy symptoms. Specifically, this medication is used to help relieve and prevent eye itching caused by allergies. As a type of antihistamine, Lastacaft works by blocking certain histamine receptors in the body.
This medicine is not appropriate for everyone; your healthcare provider needs complete information on your medical history and what medications you are taking before prescribing Lastacaft.
Although many people do not have any problems while using this product, side effects can occur and may include eye redness, stinging, and burning. Fortunately, if negative reactions do occur, they tend to be mild and easily treated.
Lastacaft comes in the form of an eye drop and is taken once daily. If you wear contact lenses, make sure to take them out before using this medication, and wait at least 10 minutes before putting them back in.
(Click Lastacaft for more information on this medication. This article covers how this eye drop works, discusses its effectiveness, and offers some safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment.)