Besivance

Besivance treats an infection of the eye commonly known as "pink eye". Can cause blurred vision. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Besivance affects you.

Besivance Overview

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Besivance is a prescription medication used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis (pinkeye), an infection of the eye. Besivance belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones. These work by killing the bacteria that cause infection. 

This medication comes as an eye drop and is usually applied into the eyes 3 times a day for 7 days. 

Common side effects of Besivance include eye redness, pain, and itching.

Besivance can also cause blurred vision. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Besivance affects you.

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Uses of Besivance

Besivance is a prescription medication used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis, an infection of the eye commonly known as "pink eye".

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

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Besifloxacin

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Side Effects of Besivance

Serious side effects have been reported with Besivance. See the "Besivance Precautions" section.

Common side effects of Besivance include the following:

  • eye redness
  • blurred vision
  • eye pain
  • eye irritation
  • eye itching
  • headache

This is not a complete list of Besivance side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.