Generic ( Ketotifen )
|Typical use Of Ketotifen :||Prophylactic Treatment Of Bronchial Asthma. Symptomatic Treatment Of Allergic Conditions Including Rhinitis And Conjunctivitis.|
|Mechanism of action of Ketotifen :||Ketotifen Inhibits The Release Of Mediators From Mast Cells Involved In Hypersensitivity Reaction. Ketotifen Also Inhibits CAMP Phosphodiesterase, Which May Contribute To Its Antiallergic Activity And Its Ability To Affect The Underlying Pathology Of Asthma Include Inhibition Of The Development Of Airway Hyper-reactivity Associated With Activation Of Platelets By PAF (Platelet Activating Factor), Inhibition Of PAF-induced Accumulation Of Eosinophils And Platelets In The Airways, Suppression Of The Priming Of Eosinophils By Human Recombinant Cytokines And Antagonism Of Bronchoconstriction Due To Leukotrienes.|
|Drug Interaction of Ketotifen :||Ketotifen Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Alcohol. These Interactions Are Sometimes Beneficial And Sometimes May Pose Threats To Life. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.|
|Side effects of Ketotifen :||Tachycardia, Convulsions, Drowsiness, Confusion, Hyperactive Reflexes, Cyanosis, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Dry Mouth, Lethargy, Weight Gain.|
INTERACTIONS OF KETOTIFEN
How Ketotifen will impact on Pregnancy ?Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.
How Ketotifen will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.
Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of KetotifenNo Studies Found