Alaway (OTC)  (U.S.N.L.M.)
Dosing 1 drop bid,    8 to 12 hr interval
Chem Specs     ketotifen 0.025%   (0.035% Bausch & Lomb)
Quantities 10ml (0.34 fl oz)
Cost 15.50
Class Mast cell stabilizer / antihistamine
Action Relatively selective H1 -receptor antagonist / inhibits release of inflammatory mediators.
Usage Indicated for temporary prevention of itching due to allergic conjunctivitis.
Contraindications Hypersensitivity to any component of the product.
Pediatric use > age 3
Pregnancy Animal data reveal no harmful effects of ketotifen during pregnancy.
BAK can concentrate in soft lenses.   Allow 15 minutes after use for SL. Same as
Claritin Eye (Schering-Plough), Refresh Eye Itch Relief (Allergan), Visine All Day
Itch Relief (McNeil) and Zaditor (Novartis).
      BAK .01% ,     (B&L 0.035% is preservative free)
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