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AZOFEN 1 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR AZOFEN

Ketotifen(1 mg)

food interaction for AZOFEN

alcohol interaction for AZOFEN

pregnancy interaction for AZOFEN

lactation interaction for AZOFEN

medicine interaction for AZOFEN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Azofen 1 mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Azofen 1 mg tablet 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.
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    Ketotifen(1 mg)

    Uses

    Azofen 1 mg tablet is used to prevent conjunctivitis and asthma

    How it works

    The Azofen 1 mg 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.

    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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR AZOFEN

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      Rs. 3.90/tablet
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    • PRIVENT DT 1 MG TABLET
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      Micro Labs Ltd
      Rs. 4.15/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 41.45
      pay 146% more per tablet
    • TRITOFEN 1 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      FDC Ltd
      Rs. 2.40/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 24
      pay 42% more per tablet
    • KETOTIF 1 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Kopran Ltd
      Rs. 1.67/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 16.68
      save 1% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR AZOFEN

    • 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 AZOFEN

    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

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    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 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)