Ketotif 1 mg Tablet

Prescription Required


Uses of Ketotif Tablet

Ketotif 1 mg Tablet is used to prevent asthma.

Ketotif Tablet side effects

  • Hyperactivity
  • Irritability
  • Sleep disturbance

How to use Ketotif 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. Ketotif 1 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ketotif Tablet works

The Ketotif 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.

Ketotif Tablet related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ketotif 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.
Ketotif 1 mg 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 1 mg 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 1 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Ketotif 1 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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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 Ketotif 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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ketotif

I am suffering from asthma. Any treatment here for fix this problem.Please give me remedy for asthma.thanx
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist Tablet after lunch & dinner, Take at least 1-2 months.take this medicine along with your treatmentDo yoga on daily baisis
My Father have allergic asthma from last 1 year. He examined many doctors but not recovered. Due to alergy he did not take rest in night please give your valuable suggestion and treatment
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
is he on regular medications/inhalers. get spirometry done and if he has been prescribed inhalers ask him to continue those
Do you have any questions related to Ketotif 1 mg Tablet?


Q. Is Ketotif available over the counter?
Ketotif eye drops are available over the counter. Ketotif tablets and syrups are available only with doctor's prescription
Q. Is Ketotif legal?
Ketotif is legal and available worldwide in many countries
Q. Is Ketotif a steroid?
Ketotif is not a steroid
Q. Is ketotifen an antihistamine?
It is an antihistaminic drug
Q. Is Ketotif addictive?
Ketotif is not addictive
Q. Is Ketotif safe?
Ketotif is safe if taken as prescribed. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor
Q. Does Ketotif cause weight gain, make you sleepy, or drowsy?
Ketotif can cause weight gain, can make you sleepy and drowsy
Q. How long does Ketotif take to work?
Ketotif oral (tablet or syrup) takes about 2-4 hours to work and lasts up to 22 hours
Q. How long does Ketotif last?
Generally Ketotif eye drop takes 15 min to work and lasts up to 5-8 hours.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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Parijat House, 1076, Dr. E. Moses Road, Worli, Mumbai - 400 018, Maharashtra (India).
10 tablets in 1 strip