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Ketasma Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Ketasma Tablet

Ketasma Tablet is the prescription medicine used to prevent the symptoms of asthma. It helps to reduce number and severity of the asthma attacks by decreasing inflammation (swelling) in the lungs.

It is taken by mouth with food. However, it is advisable to take it at the same time each day to maintain consistent level of medicine in the blood. In case you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to doctor.

It may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Uses of Ketasma Tablet

Ketasma Tablet side effects

Common
  • Hyperactivity
  • Irritability
  • Sleep disturbance

How to use Ketasma 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. Ketasma Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ketasma Tablet works

The Ketasma 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.

Ketasma Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ketasma Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ketasma 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
Ketasma 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
Ketasma Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
During the first few days of treatment with Ketasma 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 Ketasma Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ketasma Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ketasma 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 Ketasma available over the counter?

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

Q. Is Ketasma legal?

Ketasma is legal and available worldwide in many countries

Q. Is Ketasma a steroid?

Ketasma is not a steroid

Q. Is ketotifen an antihistamine?

It is an antihistaminic drug

Q. Is Ketasma addictive?

Ketasma is not addictive

Q. Is Ketasma safe?

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

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

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

Q. How long does Ketasma take to work?

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

Q. How long does Ketasma last?

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

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References
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