Ketotifen


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Concomitant use w/ antidiabetic agents.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ history of epilepsy. Childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling This drug may cause drowsiness, somnolence and blurred vision, if affected, do not drive or operate machinery. Remove contact lenses prior to ophth admin and reinsert after 10-15 min.
Adverse Reactions
Nervous: Drowsiness, dizziness, sedation, somnolence CNS stimulation (e.g. excitation, irritability, insomnia, nervousness), headache, flu-like symptoms. GI: Dry mouth. Resp: Pharyngitis, rhinitis. Genitourinary: Cystitis. Endocrine: Wt gain. Ophthalmologic: Transient stinging, eye irritation, punctuate keratitis, corneal erosion, blurred vision, dry eye, burning sensation, conjunctivitis, circumocular rash, eye pain, mydriasis, photophobia, eye discharge, eyelid disease, eye pruritus, xerophthalmia, disease of lacrimal apparatus, conjunctival inj. Dermatologic: Rash, eczema, urticaria.
Drug Interactions
May potentiate effects of sedatives, hypnotics and antihistamines.
ATC Classification
S01GX08 - ketotifen ; Belongs to the class of other ophthalmologic antiallergics.
R06AX17 - ketotifen ; Belongs to the class of other antihistamines for systemic use.
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