Ketotif 1mg Tablet

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Composition for Ketotif 1mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ketotif Tablet

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Uses of Ketotif Tablet

Ketotif 1mg Tablet is used to prevent conjunctivitis and asthma.
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Side effects of Ketotif Tablet

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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.

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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. It is better to take Ketotif 1mg Tablet with food.

How Ketotif Tablet works

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

Expert advice for 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ketotif 1mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
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.
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Lactation
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.
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Driving
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.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ketotif
1mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Confirmin 500mg Tablet, Melmet 500mg Tablet, X Met 500mg Tablet, Metasens -500 Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ketotif 1mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ketotifen

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
Ketotif is not a steroid
Q. Is ketotifen an antihistamine?
It is an antihistaminic drug
Ketotif is not addictive
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.
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