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Asthafen Tablet


Overview

Uses of Asthafen Tablet

Asthafen Tablet side effects

Common
  • Hyperactivity
  • Irritability
  • Sleep disturbance

How to use Asthafen Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Asthafen Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Asthafen Tablet works

The Asthafen Tablet 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.

Asthafen Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Asthafen Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Asthafen Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Asthafen Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Asthafen Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
During the first few days of treatment with Asthafen Tablet the patient’s reactions may be impaired and he/she should, therefore, exercise care when driving a vehicle or operating machinery.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Asthafen Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Asthafen Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Asthafen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet
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FAQs

Q. Is Asthafen available over the counter?

Asthafen eye drops are available over the counter. Asthafen tablets and syrups are available only with doctor's prescription

Q. Is Asthafen legal?

Asthafen is legal and available worldwide in many countries

Q. Is Asthafen a steroid?

Asthafen is not a steroid

Q. Is ketotifen an antihistamine?

It is an antihistaminic drug

Q. Is Asthafen addictive?

Asthafen is not addictive

Q. Is Asthafen safe?

Asthafen is safe if taken as prescribed. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor

Q. Does Asthafen cause weight gain, make you sleepy, or drowsy?

Asthafen can cause weight gain, can make you sleepy and drowsy

Q. How long does Asthafen take to work?

Asthafen oral (tablet or syrup) takes about 2-4 hours to work and lasts up to 22 hours

Q. How long does Asthafen last?

Generally Asthafen eye drop takes 15 min to work and lasts up to 5-8 hours.

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References
  1. ScienceDirect. Ketotifen. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ketotifen. Duluth, GA: Novartis Company; [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India
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