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Ketotag 1mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Introduction

Ketotag 1mg 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 or without 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 Ketotag Tablet

Side effects of Ketotag Tablet

Common
  • Hyperactivity
  • Irritability
  • Sleep disturbance

How to use Ketotag 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. Ketotag 1mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ketotag Tablet works

The Ketotag 1mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Ketotag 1mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ketotag 1mg 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ketotag 1mg 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Ketotag 1mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ketotag 1mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ketotag 1mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ketotag 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 Ketotag available over the counter?

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

Q. Is Ketotag legal?

Ketotag is legal and available worldwide in many countries

Q. Is Ketotag a steroid?

Ketotag is not a steroid

Q. Is ketotifen an antihistamine?

It is an antihistaminic drug

Q. Is Ketotag addictive?

Ketotag is not addictive

Q. Is Ketotag safe?

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

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

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

Q. How long does Ketotag take to work?

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

Q. How long does Ketotag last?

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

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References
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