Zaditor   (U.S.N.L.M.)
Dosing 1 drop bid,    8 to 12 hr interval
Chem Specs ketotifen 0.025%
Quantities 5ml
Cost 16.14 otc generic
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 Category C. No adequate and well-controlled studies of ketotifen in pregnant women.
Animal data reveal no harmful effects.
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 Alaway (Bausch & Lomb).
BAK 0.1%
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