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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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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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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

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Half dose of galitifen (ketotifen)at mootning and half of xyzal (levocetirizine) at night?

Half dose of galitifen (ketotifen)at mootning and half of xyzal (levocetirizine) at night?

What's the question?: Don't unknow whether you are making a statement or asking a question. What is the reason for taking this combination? In general, I would reverse the time on taking these drugs since ketotifen is far more sedating than xyzal (levocetirizine) for most people. ...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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Will zaditen (ketotifen) help with a productive cough?

Will zaditen (ketotifen) help with a productive cough?

Coughing: Zaditen is used to help asthma. Best for a cough is huge amounts of hot green tea with lemon and honey. Plus teaspoon of honey 3x a day. Avoid iced drinks. Honey lozenges are also good. Www. Www. Grossaninstitute. Com ...Read more

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Can I take zaditor (ketotifen) with oral antihistamine?

Yes: Zaditor (ketotifen) eye drop has antihistamine and mast cell stablizing qualities. There is no harm in taking an oral antihistamine at the same time. ...Read more

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Can I use Naphcon-A daily? It works better than olopatadine and ketotifen for me. If not, what can I use long term?

Can I use Naphcon-A daily? It works better than olopatadine and ketotifen for me. If not, what can I use long term?

Naphcon-A: Is a combination medicine, an antihistaminic and a decongestant, it would work on short term for symptoms relief, but on long term use, wouldn't be advised especially the decongestant part, olopatadine/ketotifen work on the long term, no immediate action, ising Naohcob-A for the short tetm and st tge same time initiating olopatadine regularly is a good option, then hold the Naphcon-A, use it PRN ...Read more

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Should I use zaditor (ketotifen) if I have dry eyes?

Should I use zaditor (ketotifen) if I have dry eyes?

Not usually: Zaditor (ketotifen) is approved as an anti-allergy drop, especially to relieve itching. There are other more specific and effective drops for dry eyes, such as artificial tears, and restasis. Consult directly with an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Does zaditor (ketotifen) drops help with "pink eye"?

Does zaditor (ketotifen) drops help with "pink eye"?

Maybe: In reality "pink eye" can have a lot of causes but usually refers to conjunctivitis. There are different types of conjunctivitis. The most common would be viral, bacterial and allergic. Zaditor (ketotifen) will help most with allergic conjunctivitis usually from seasonal allergies. ...Read more

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Could ketotifen fumarate eye drops 0.025% overdose can cause glaucoma?

Could ketotifen fumarate eye drops 0.025% overdose can cause glaucoma?

No: Ketotifen™ Is an nonsteroidal anti inflammatory medication that does not elevate eye pressure, the biggest risk factor for developing glaucoma. ...Read more

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