Where to buy Ketotifen ?
- 0.5 mg - Ketotifen;
- 0.05 mg - Benzalkonium chloride USP;
Ketotifen eye drops are indicated for the treatment of:
- Giant papillary;
- Atopic conjunctivitis;
- Allergic conjunctivitis;
Hypersensitivity to any component of Ketotifen eye drops. In patients with hypersensitive skin, eyelid inflammation, eyelid
dermatitis and soreness of the cornea.
In animal studies high oral doses of Ketotifen eye drops resulted in an increased incidence of postnatal mortality, there
was also increased incidence of retarded ossification of the sternal vertebrae.
There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Ketotifen eye drops should be prescribed during
pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the foetus.
Ketotifen eye drops have been identified in breast milk in rats following oral administration. Ketotifen eye drops are not known whether
topical ocular administration could result in sufficient systemic absorption to produce detectable quantities in breast milk.
Nevertheless, caution should be exercised when Ketotifen eye drops are administered to a nursing mother.
- Conjunctival irritation;
The occurrence of these side effects is generally mild.
Some of these events are similar to the underlying ocular
disease being studied.
The following ocular avid non-ocular adverse reactions
have been reported with a lesser incidence than the former:
- Photophobia and rash;
- Lacrimation disorder;
- Eyelid disorder;
- Dry eyes;
- Burning or stinging;
- Allergic reactions;
- Flu syndrome;
Oral ingestion of the contents of a 5 ml bottle would be equivalent to 1.725 mg of Ketotifen eye drops. Clinical results have shown no serious
signs or symptoms after the ingestion of upto 20 mg of Ketotifen eye drops.
Ketotifen eye drops recommended dose is 1-2 drops in the affected eye(s) every 6 hours.
Ketotifen eye drops are available in 5 ml plastic dropper bottles.