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Code:003459-001

Ketotifen Capsules 1mg Nichi-Iko : 100 capsules

Sale Price:US$24.49

Warehouse Japan1
Manufacturer Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical
Brand Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical
JAN Code 4987376367714
GS1 14987376367711
Ingredient Code 4490003
Shipping Schedule 5 to 10 working days after payment

Description

This medicine has anti-anaphylactic/antihistaminic effect and suppresses the action of histamine and inflammatory materials which cause allergy and relieves the hypersensitivity of tissues such as airway or nasal mucosa. It consequently improves allergic symptoms.
It is usually used to treat bronchial asthma, allergic rhinitis, eczema/dermatitis, hives and cutaneous pruritus. However, it is not a medicine for relief of asthmatic attack and symptoms which has already developed.

Presentation

100 capsules

Feature

white capsule, major axis 14.4 mm, minor axis 5.1 mm

Active Ingredients

Active Ingredientes : Ketotifen Fumarate1.38mg

(Inactive Ingredients : lactose, alpha starch, hydroxypropylcellulose, carnauba wax, gelatin, oxidized titanium, sodium lauryl sulfate)

Effect/Efficacy

This medicine has anti-anaphylactic/antihistaminic effect and suppresses the action of histamine and inflammatory materials which cause allergy and relieves the hypersensitivity of tissues such as airway or nasal mucosa. It consequently improves allergic symptoms.
It is usually used to treat bronchial asthma, allergic rhinitis, eczema/dermatitis, hives and cutaneous pruritus. However, it is not a medicine for relief of asthmatic attack and symptoms which has already developed.

Usage/Dosage

•In general, for adults, take 1 capsule (1 mg of ketotifen) at a time, twice daily, after breakfast and bedtime. The dosage should be adjusted according to the age or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
•If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as possible. However, if it is 5 hours or less before the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
•If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
•Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Cautions

If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
If you have epilepsy or a history of it.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)
This medicine may cause sleepiness, etc. Avoid operating in potentially hazardous activities such as driving a car.
Intake of alcoholic beverages may cause sleepiness. Refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages while taking this medicine.
Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

Contraindication

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include frequent urination, miction pain, hematuria, cystitis-like symptom such as feeling of residual urine, edema, erythema multiforme, rash, hives, transient loss of consciousness and sleepiness. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.

sudden onset of muscular contraction, uneasiness, consentration loss [convulsion, excitation]
general malaise, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes [liver dysfunction, jaundice]

The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.