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Asthafen 1 MG Tablet 10

Asthafen 1 MG Tablet 10


    • Rs. 33.00

    Uses :

    Ketotifen is useful for the prevention of conjunctivitis, asthma, sneezing, itching, watery eyes and redness in the eye membrane.

    Mode of drug action

    Ketotifen drug blocks the release of certain chemical messengers which may develop inflammation, muscle spasm in the airways and symptoms of allergies and asthma.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects include allergic reaction, headache, blurred vision, itching, rash, burning sensation in the eye, dry eye, tingling sensation in the eye, pain in the eye, running nose and sore throat.


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    Special precautions for safe use

    • People who are allergic to Asthafen tablet or its contents should avoid taking the drug.

    • Pregnant and breastfeeding females should inform the doctor before taking Asthafen drug. Breastfeeding women may have to stop feeding if required.

    • If any other drugs have to be taken along with Asthafen medicine, inform the doctor.

    • Understand the Asthafen dosage directed by the physician and strictly follow it. This helps to avoid or reduce side effects and unwanted effects associated with the drug use.

    • Avoid alcohol while using tab Asthafen as it may increase the risk of side effects of Asthafen.

    • Before using med Asthafen, inform the doctor about the current list of medications. Use only as recommended.

    What else should I know?

    1. Are ketotifen tablets available over-the-counter? Ketotifen eye drops are available over-the-counter but the tablets are available only with doctor’s prescription.

    2. How to take ketotifen tablet to prevent asthma? You must take ketotifen tablet after meals with a glass of water. Ask your doctor for the right dosage instructions and follow them strictly.

    3. What if I forget a ketotifen dose? Do not take a double dose but skip the missed dose and continue with the next dose at its scheduled time.

    4. Is it safe to drive while taking ketotifen medication? Do not drive while taking ketotifen drug as blurred vision is one of its side effects.

    5. Can I stop taking the drug immediately or do I need to taper? Certain medications require tapering of the dose or frequency as it may cause rebound effects when stopped immediately. You must seek medical advice before stopping the medication.

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