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Code:004523-001

Ketotifen Capsules 1mg TOWA : 100 Capsules

Sale Price:US$16.49

Warehouse Japan1
Manufacturer Towa Pharmaceutical
Brand Towa Pharmaceutical
JAN Code 4987155024180
GS1 14987155024187
Ingredient Code 4490003
Shipping Schedule 5 to 10 working days after payment

Description

This medicine shows anti-anaphylactic/antihistaminic effect and suppresses the action of histamine and inflammatory materials, which cause allergy. It consequently relieves the hypersensitivity of tissues such as airway or nasal membrane.
It is usually used to treat bronchial asthma, allergic rhinitis, dermatitis, hives, etc. It is not effective for immediately relieving an asthma attack which has already developed.

Presentation

100 capsules

Feature

white opaque capsule, major axis: 14.2 mm

Active Ingredients

Active Ingredientes : Ketotifen Fumarate 1.38mg

(Inactive Ingredients : lactose hydrate, corn starch, lauryl sulfate, light anhydrous silicic acid, stearic acid)
(Capsules : lauryl sulfate, gelatin, oxidized titanium)

Effect/Efficacy

This medicine shows anti-anaphylactic/antihistaminic effect and suppresses the action of histamine and inflammatory materials, which cause allergy. It consequently relieves the hypersensitivity of tissues such as airway or nasal membrane.
It is usually used to treat bronchial asthma, allergic rhinitis, eczema/dermatitis, hives and pruritus. It is not effective for immediately relieving an asthma attack 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: convulsive diseases such as epilepsy or its history.
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.)

The medicine may cause drowsiness. Do not drive a car or operate dangerous machinery.
Avoid drinking alcohol as possible, since it may intensify drowsiness or decrease mental motor function.

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 drowsiness, malaise, dry mouth, transient loss of consciousness, nausea, edema, erythma multiforme, rash, hives, cystitis-like symptoms (frequent / painful urination, hematuria, feeling of residual urine, etc.). 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.
convulsion (muscle spasmodically contracting) [convulsion]
loss of concentration, uneasiness, sleeplessness [excitement]
loss of appetite, general malaise, yellowing of the skin and the white of eyes [hepatic 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.