General Information On Zaditor Opthalmic Drops
Zaditor Opthalmic Drops is indicated in the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis to provide temporary relief from itching. It should be only used for the treatment of adults and children aged 3 years or more. The medication should not be used to treat itching caused by wearing contact lenses.
Ketotifen Fumarate, the main active ingredient in the medication, belongs to a group of medicines known as antiallergic agents. It is known to be a mast cell stabilizer and a selective Histamine H1-receptor antagonist. It works by stopping the release of certain chemicals during hypersensitive reactions.
Zaditor Opthalmic Drops is also available without prescription. The medication may cause side effects if used for unintended purposes. Therefore, to be on safer side, you should buy Zaditor Opthalmic Drops online only after consulting your doctor.
Side effects of Zaditor Opthalmic Drops
You should not buy Zaditor Opthalmic Drops if you are hypersensitive to any ingredient in it. The medication contains many inactive ingredients which may cause side effects or allergic reactions if you are hypersensitive to any of them.
Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor about your medical history of any eye problems. Zaditor Opthalmic Drops may cause mild to severe side effects in some people. Runny/stuffy nose, irritation/stinging/burning sensation in the eye, bad taste in the mouth, and headache are some less serious side effects associated with Zaditor Opthalmic Drops.
In rare cases, the medication may also cause severe side effects such as eye pain, vision problems, dry eyes, swelling, or increased redness of the eye. Stop using the medication and consult your doctor immediately if you notice or experience severe side effects after using the medication.
The medication may blur your vision temporarily, so you should avoid doing activities that require you to have clear vision. Do not drive or work on machinery after using this medication; wait until you can see clearly and are confident to perform such activities.
Zaditor Opthalmic Drops is listed as a category C pregnancy medicine. It is not known whether the drug passes into breast milk and how it may affect the nursing baby. Therefore, pregnant women, nursing mothers, and women planning to get pregnant should buy Zaditor Opthalmic Drops only after learning about the risks and benefits of using the drug from their doctor.
Dosage of Zaditor Opthalmic Drops
Your doctor will give you specific instructions regarding use of the medication. Wash your hands thoroughly before handing Zaditor Opthalmic Drops. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before administering the medication into the eyes. You can wear contact lenses 10 minutes after Zaditor Opthalmic Drops is administered.
The recommended dose of Zaditor Opthalmic Drops is one drop in the affected eye(s), 2 times daily. Maintain a time interval of 8-12 hours between two doses of Zaditor Opthalmic Drops. Do not use the medication more than two times a day.
Zaditor Opthalmic Drops may potentially interact with other medicines you are using and cause side effects. Before you buy Zaditor Opthalmic Drops inform your doctor about every medicine you are using. Tell him/her about all the prescription medications, over the counter drugs, other eye medicines and herbal supplements you are taking.