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Please help! what are the side effects of ketotifen?

Please help! what are the side effects of ketotifen?

Per Mayo Clinic:: http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/ketotifen-oral-route/side-effects/drg-20064435

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Ketotifen (Definition)

Ketotifen is a medication to treat ...Read more


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Zaditor (ketotifen) is what?

Zaditor (ketotifen) is what?

Allergy medication: Eye drops available over the counter to treat allergies. ...Read more

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Does ketotifen show up on a drug test?

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Does ketotifen show up on a drug test?

Ketotifen: Nope. Antihistamines do not show on UDS. ...Read more

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Is zaditor (ketotifen) better than opcon?

Zaditor (ketotifen): Zaditor seems to be more effective in my experience. Both of these are less effective than prescription alternatives (pataday, lastacaft, (alcaftadine) etc). ...Read more

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Do I have to use zaditor (ketotifen) daily?

Do I have to use zaditor (ketotifen) daily?

Usually: During the season when you suffer from allergies, using your medications daily will likely be most effective at curbing symptoms. ...Read more

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Zaditor (ketotifen) and acular are what?

Zaditor (ketotifen) and acular are what?

Zaditor (ketotifen) and acular: Zaditor (ketotifen) is an over the counter drop used twice daily for allergic conjunctivitis. Acular (ketorolac) is a prescription NSAID eye drop which can also be used for allergy but is often used for eye inflammation and pain following surgery such as cataract surgery or prk. ...Read more

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Is zaditor (ketotifen) better than opcon-a is?

Equivalent: Both of these are anti-allergic drops which due to a terrific safety profile, have been released for over the counter distribution. There is little to choose between each of these. ...Read more

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Ketotifen drops- do they have steroid in them?

Ketotifen drops- do they have steroid in them?

No: Nsaids type meds are as a group non steroidal compounds. They are however "anti-inflammatories". ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me is zaditor (ketotifen) better than opcon-a?

Yes: Zaditor (ketotifen) is longer-acting and has less tendency to lose its efficacy with continued use than opcon-a. ...Read more