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If you have eye itching caused by allergies, you may benefit from alcaftadine (LastacaftTM). This prescription medication comes in the form of an eye drop and is used once daily.
 
In many cases, people tolerate this medication well. However, possible side effects can include burning, redness, and stinging. Reactions to this medicine tend to be minor and are typically easy to treat.
 
Before using this drug, make sure to review alcaftadine's safety information with your healthcare provider. These eye drops may not be suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider knows if you have any other medical conditions or if you are taking any other types of medicine. You may not be able to use these eye drops if you have certain allergies or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
 
(For more information on this drug, click Alcaftadine. This article provides a more in-depth discussion, explaining how this prescription eye medication works, what to expect while taking it, and how to ensure the effectiveness of each dose.)
 
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