Keten

Keten

ketotifen

Manufacturer:

Siam Bheasach

Distributor:

Siam Pharmaceutical
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ketotifen hydrogen fumarate
Indications/Uses
Long-term prevention of bronchial asthma, allergic bronchitis, asthmatic symptoms associated w/ hay fever. Prevention & treatment of allergic rhinitis, allergic skin reactions. Not effective for aborting established attacks of asthma.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Adult 1 tab bid. May be initially ½ tab for 1st wk & titrated up to 2 tab bid. Syr Childn >3 yr 0.025-0.125 mg/kg bid. Childn weighing >36 kg 1 mg bid, 26-35 kg 0.8 mg bid, 19-25 kg 0.6 mg bid, 14-18 kg 0.4 mg bid.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Adverse Reactions
Sedation; dry mouth; dizziness; wt gain.
Drug Interactions
May potentiate effects of sedatives, hypnotics, antihistamine & alcohol. Rare cases of fall in thrombocyte count w/ oral hypoglycemics.
ATC Classification
R06AX17 - ketotifen ; Belongs to the class of other antihistamines for systemic use.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Keten syr 1 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
Form
Keten tab 1 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;50 × 10's
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