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ALBALON 0.5MG EYE DROPS

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Composition FOR ALBALON

Ketotifen(0.5 mg)

food interaction for ALBALON

alcohol interaction for ALBALON

pregnancy interaction for ALBALON

lactation interaction for ALBALON

medicine interaction for ALBALON

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alcohol
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No interaction found
No interaction found
Albalon 0.5mg eye drops may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR ALBALON

Ketotifen(0.5 mg)

Uses

Albalon 0.5mg eye drops is used to prevent conjunctivitis and asthma

How it works

The Albalon 0.5mg eye drops works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that may cause inflammation, spasm of muscles of the airways and other symptoms of asthma and allergies.

Common side effects

Increased sensitivity to light, Acne-like rash, Allergic reaction, Itching, Blurred vision, Headache, Tingling sensation in eye, Burning sensation in eye, Dry eye, Eye discharge, Eye pain, Eyelid disorder, Increased production of tears, Influenza like symptoms, Running nose, Sore throat

COMMON DOSAGE FOR ALBALON 0.5MG EYE DROPS

Patients taking ALBALON 0.5MG EYE DROPS

  • 67%
    Once A Day
  • 33%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR ALBALON

No substitutes found

Expert advice FOR ALBALON

  • Remove soft lenses from your eyes before instilling ketotifen eye drop and wait at least 15 minutes before reinserting lenses.
  • Keep a gap of at least 5 min before applying some other medicinal product.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machineries as Ketotifen may cause blurred vision or drowsiness.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while on ketotifen treatment as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking medicines for depression or allergy.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR ALBALON

Ketotifen

Q. Is ketotifen available over the counter?
Ketotifen eye drops are available over the counter. Ketotifen tablets and syrups are available only with doctor's prescription

Q. Is ketotifen legal?
Ketotifen is legal and available worldwide in many countries

Q. Is ketotifen a steroid?
Ketotifen is not a steroid

Q. Is ketotifen an antihistamine?
It is an antihistaminic drug

Q. Is ketotifen addictive?
Ketotifen is not addictive

Q. Is ketotifen safe?
Ketotifen is safe if taken as prescribed. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor

Q. Does ketotifen cause weight gain, make you sleepy, or drowsy?
Ketotifen can cause weight gain, can make you sleepy and drowsy

Q. How long does ketotifen take to work?
Ketotifen oral (tablet or syrup) takes about 2-4 hours to work and lasts up to 22 hours

Q. How long does ketotifen last?
Generally ketotifen eye drop takes 15 min to work and lasts up to 5-8 hours.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)