Medicine Overview of Ketotif Tablet
Ketotif 1mg Tablet is used to prevent asthma
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.
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. Ketotif 1mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
The Ketotif 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.
In Depth Information on Ketotif Tablet
- 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.
Ketotif Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ketotif 1mg 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.
Ketotif 1mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
During the first few days of treatment with Ketotif 1mg Tablet the patient’s reactions may be impaired and he/she should, therefore, exercise care when driving a vehicle or operating machinery.
There is limited information available on the use of Ketotif 1mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Ketotif 1mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Ketotif Tablet
Ketotif eye drops are available over the counter. Ketotif tablets and syrups are available only with doctor's prescription
Ketotif is legal and available worldwide in many countries
Q. Is ketotifen an antihistamine?
It is an antihistaminic drug
Ketotif is safe if taken as prescribed. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor
Ketotif can cause weight gain, can make you sleepy and drowsy
Ketotif oral (tablet or syrup) takes about 2-4 hours to work and lasts up to 22 hours
Generally Ketotif eye drop takes 15 min to work and lasts up to 5-8 hours.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Ketotif with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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