Ketotifen is used to prevent conjunctivitis and asthma.
How it Works
Ketotifen is known as an antihistamine and mast cell stabilizers. Ketotifen works by stopping the effects of histamine and this then blocks the release of chemicals from cells involved in allergic reactions and this then causes relieve of the symptoms. Ketotifen also works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that may cause inflammation, spasm of muscles of the airways and other symptoms of asthma and allergies.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Ketotifen can include the symptoms below; Increased sensitivity to light, Acne-like rash, Blurred vision, Headache, Tingling sensation in eye, Burning sensation in eye, Dry eye, Eye discharge, Allergic reaction, Itching, Eye pain, Eyelid disorder, Increased production of tears, Influenza like symptoms, Running nose, Sore throat