What is ketotifen used for?
Ketotifen is used to treat the following:
- Allergic conjunctivitis
- Allergic rhinitis
How should I take ketotifen?
Ketotifen is available as an oral tablet, syrup, drops, and ophthalmic solution. The oral tablet, syrup, and drops should be taken by mouth. The tablet should be swallowed whole without chewing or crushing it.
The liquid preparations should be measured using the included medical-grade measuring cup or dropper. Do not use a regular household spoon, as this may not measure the correct dose.
The ophthalmic solution should be instilled into the eye(s) without touching the tip of the bottle. Always cover the nozzle after each use and during storage. If you wear contact lenses, remove the lenses prior to instilling the drops.
How do I store ketotifen?
This product is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store it in the bathroom or the freezer.
There may be different brands of this drug that may have different storage needs. So, it is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush this product down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Additionally, it is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.