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Zaditor (Definition)

Ketotifen is a medication to treat ...Read more


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

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

Usually not: The zaditor (ketotifen) is an allergy eyedrop and will only be effective if the "pink eye" is due to allergy. If it is due to an infection caused by a bacteria or virus, the zaditor (ketotifen) will have no effect. ...Read more

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Dr. Told me to use Zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops for allergies but it hasn't helped at all. Other suggestions?

Dr. Told me to use Zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops for allergies but it hasn't helped at all. Other suggestions?

Others: Zaditor™ is an over the counter, moderately effective ocular antihistamine that may decrease itchy eyeballs. More powerful prescription ocular antihistamines are available. Also, try warm compresses and gentle eyelid hygiene, as blepharitis may be part of your symptom complex. As always, if you're not getting better, a reevaluation is necessary. Sometimes a different medical approach needs a trial ...Read more

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My left eye has been twitching lately & there is a tiny white bump on the inside of my bottom lead. I've been using zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops but its not helpn?

Stye?: The bump sounds like a stye. Treat it with warm compresses. Have it check if it persists because they occasional have to be drained or other treatments. The twitching is little muscle spasms of the lid. ...Read more

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Under my eyes and around them is very dry. It also has been itchy and flakey. I use eye drops called zaditor (ketotifen) a doctor told me to but it hasn't helped?

Under my eyes and around them is very dry. It also has been itchy and flakey. I use eye drops called zaditor (ketotifen) a doctor told me to but it hasn't helped?

Dermatitis: By your description, you likely have periocular dermatitis that would not respond to Zaditor™. You are best to stop the eye drop & cleanse with a mild facial soap that is hypoallergenic and to avoid applying anything to your eyelids or eyelashes. Because the causes of dermatitis are many, as are the treatments, it's best to have an exam by an Eye MD, to evaluate & treat with appropriate medication ...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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Can zaditor (ketotifen) eye drop make eyes more sensitive and effect sinuses, i. E make you nasally, etc?

Can zaditor (ketotifen) eye drop make eyes more sensitive and effect sinuses, i. E make you nasally, etc?

Yes and no: Zaditor (ketotifen) is a topical antihistamine drop. Antihistamines stop itching but also causes drying which wiuld make eyes more sedative. Use artificial tear drops along with radiator besides making eyes feel better it will also help the allergies by flushing the allergens out of your eyes, . My guess is the nasalness is fron your allergies. Allergie can also effect the sinuses. You could also see an allergis. ...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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What's the diffrence between patanol and zaditor (ketotifen)? My 4yrold son has problems with eyes matting shut and his dr said allergies. What can I do or buy

What's the diffrence between patanol and zaditor (ketotifen)? My 4yrold son has problems with eyes matting shut and his dr said allergies. What can I do or buy

VernalConjunctivitis: Regarding Patanol vs. Zaditor, (ketotifen) look at: http://www. Medscape. Com/viewarticle/489382 under the care of an ophthalmologist, steroid drops may be effective, though an ophthalmologist should verify the diagnosis in a toddler, since a "shield ulcer" can interfere with visual function. Another consideration is a low-grade bacterial conjunctivitis, so visit an ophthalmologist trusted by your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Bumbs in eyes. Last year I went to a doctor he said it was alergies & to take zaditor (ketotifen). It didn't work & I wake up to a white film every morning in eyes?

Stronger eyedrops: You may need a stronger drop, maybe even a mild steroid, if this is allergies. It may also be blepharitis, which involves the eyelids and lashes. Check out http://www.2020vision. Com/blepharitis. Html. ...Read more

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Small white bumps under (r) eye, serious pain whole (r) eye. Scratched open now have mucus and blurry vision? Zaditor (ketotifen) ok? Soft contact wearer

Small white bumps under (r) eye, serious pain whole (r) eye. Scratched open now have mucus and blurry vision? Zaditor (ketotifen) ok? Soft contact wearer

No it is not ok!: Sounds like you have an infection, and especially being a contact lens wearer. You should stop your contacts immediately and see and eye md for recommended treatment. In certain situations the cause of theses symptoms could lead to blindness. ...Read more

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Dx - optic nerve hyperemia. Blurred vision in left eye for more than a year. Possible causes? Can be from use of Zaditor (ketotifen) for allergies?

Dx - optic nerve hyperemia. Blurred vision in left eye for more than a year. Possible causes? Can be from use of Zaditor (ketotifen) for allergies?

Ophthalmologist: Make sure you see an ophthalmologist for evaluation. You may have congenital blurring of optic disc, disc drusen, hypoplasia, but with the blurred vision, I'd be worried about something different. A year-long history without worsening is not typical of inflammatory optic neuritis. Compression of nerve by tumor? Zaditor™ is not the cause. See an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How to stop using eye drops?

How to stop using eye drops?

Depends: If the drops have been prescribed by an ophthalmologist for a specific reason or disease, then you should only stop with his or her permission. If the drops are yours, especially over the counter, you can always stop and see if the symptom you are treated is still present or not. ...Read more

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How good are eyetone eye drops?

How good are eyetone eye drops?

Non preserved tears: For daily use, preserved artificial tears, of which there are many, work well. Eyemds like the refresh brand given its long track record (no financial interest. Use no more than 4x/d as they have a preservative that can cause an allergy. Nonpreserved at are best as no preservative present, can be used as often as needed, though cost more. More information at eyedoc2020.Blogspot. Com. ...Read more

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Which eye drops for welders flash?

Which eye drops for welders flash?

Lubricants: Use thick preservative free lubricating drops, gels or ointments
do not use "take the red out" drops
rest your eyes with your eyelids closed
have a complete eye exam because the back of the eye can also be damaged by "welders flash". ...Read more

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In what way can I made my own eye drops?

In what way can I made my own eye drops?

Dangerous: Homemade eye drops have associated with severe and even blinding infections in the past. ...Read more

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Milflox df eye drops are used for which disease?

For Infections: Milflox is a brand name for moxifloxacin, which is an antibiotic. It is related to other antibiotics in a family known as fluoroquinolones, of which Cipro (ciprofloxacin) might be the most well known. It is used to treat bacterial infections including bacterial (not viral) conjunctivitis and corneal ulcers. ...Read more

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I need to know what is trusoft eye drops used for?

I need to know what is trusoft eye drops used for?

For glaucoma...: This is a medicated drop that dercreased aqueous production in the eye, less fluid produced in the eye, lowers eye pressure. Classified as carbonic anhydrase inhibitor (cai). ...Read more

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Is there a way to know if I am overusing eye drops?

Is there a way to know if I am overusing eye drops?

Use as directed!: Use the drops as directed. If you are having problems from something in the drops such as irritation or burning you may need to try different drops or consult with your eye md. Most often the problem is from the preservatives in the drops causing irritation. Try preservative free drops. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the safest eye drops to use?

I was wondering what are the safest eye drops to use?

None: The safest is no eye drop at all. Visine and clear eyes are very dangerous and should never be used. Systane, blink, optive are all good. These are not good with contact lenses. ...Read more

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Why don't my eye drops work? Should I keep taking them?

Why don't my eye drops work? Should I keep taking them?

Drops: You can also send us a photo of the bottle to determine the issue. ...Read more

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Are honey eye drops safe?

Are honey eye drops safe?

Yes: Honey has many antibacterial, antiangiogenic properties. As long as never given to an infant, it is generally very safe, even in eye. See: pubmed. Com: curr eye res. 2011 sep;36 (9):787-96. ...Read more

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Are refresh eye drops bad?

Are refresh eye drops bad?

Refresh Eye Drops: Most eyemds recommend refresh eye drops by name. Any non preserved artificial tear can be used as needed. A preserved artificial tear should not be used more than 4 times per day as the preservative in the tear can irritate the cornea. ...Read more

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Can eye drops cause irritation?

Can eye drops cause irritation?

Possibly: All eyedrops that come in a recloseable container are required to contain preservative chemicals to prevent growth of bacteria and fungi. Some patients are sensitive to the preservatives more than the actual treatment part of the drops. Some medications are inherently irritating to a degree, but we may need to use them if their benefits outweigh their side effects. ...Read more

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Can eye drops contains cortisone?

Can eye drops contains cortisone?

Yes: The most common eyedrops with steroids in them contain other steroid types which probably will be more comfortable to administer. You should only take steroid containing eyedrops under the supervision of an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How do I take my glaucoma eye drops?

Eye drop administrat: It is important to understand that if a drop enters the eye space at any location, it will spread over the whole eye with the first blink. You do not need to aim for the center or some special location. The blink removes any excess - drops are calibrated so that what is left after one blink is the proper amount for activity. Forget what rolled down your cheek. ...Read more

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Where can I buy mydriatic eye drops?

Where can I buy mydriatic eye drops?

Pharmacy: Most mydriatic eyedrops (drops that dilate the eyes) are only available at a pharmacy by prescription. A few over the counter drops can dilate the pupil a little in sensitive individuals although that is not the primary goal for these drops. Some street drugs can also dilate pupils but of course these are illegal. ...Read more

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What is a good post laser eye drops.?

From eye doctor: The doctor who treated your eye probably has given to you or prescribed eyedrops for the immediate period. You might need over the counter lubricating eyedrops in the long run. Check first with your doctor. ...Read more

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What eye drops are used for glaucoma?

What eye drops are used for glaucoma?

Many types: Eye drops for glaucoma treat the internal elevated pressure by lower it. This can take the form of drops that lower the inflow or that increase the outflow. Drug companies are constantly working to improve the effectiveness, comfort and use of fewer drops to accomplish this goal. ...Read more

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Is it bad to use 2-year-old eye drops?

Is it bad to use 2-year-old eye drops?

You can if: They are not expired. If expired, throw them away.

One concern is that you know what condition the drops are for and that you know you have that condition now. ...Read more

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How much does restasis eye drops cost?

Depends on insurance: Coverage, not generic thus will be expensive if no coverage, otherwise check tier co-pay, sometimes can get samples or manufacturer incentives. Can try to get more drops out of each vial by saving one vial for more than two times a day (stand it up and don't contaminate the tip). ...Read more

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How long can lubricant eye drops last?

How long can lubricant eye drops last?

Varies: Some drops are thicker than others and have staying power. It also depends upon the need for drops to begin with. So it could last momentarily for very dry eyes to practically all day if the condition is not too severe. ...Read more

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What is cromolyn eye drops helpful with?

What is cromolyn eye drops helpful with?

Allergy: Usually for allergic conjunctivitis as cromolyn drops are mast cell inhibitors that prevent the release of mediators that lead to itching and swelling in the eyes. They work best when used before exposure to an allergen. ...Read more

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What are the best eye drops for redness?

What is causing red?: What is the source of the redness? You may need antibiotic, steroids, glaucoma drops, or lubricant. See an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What kind of eye drops do paramedics use?

Paramedics don't: Normally use eye drops on patients. Did you mean on themselves? Please give more info. Thanks! ...Read more

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Does every glaucoma eye drops grow lashes?

Does every glaucoma eye drops grow lashes?

No: Only the group of drugs known as prostaglandin analogs which include latanoprost, bimatoprost, travoprost and tafluprost cause eyelash growth and iris pigmentation. Beta blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, alpha agonists and cholinergic drugs do not. ...Read more

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Where can I get chloramphenicol eye drops?

Where can I get chloramphenicol eye drops?

See below: Antibiotic eye drops require a prescription that you can fill at a local pharmacy. The are much better and safer antibiotic eye drops than chloramphenicol. Touch base with your eye doctor. ...Read more