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    Active Ingredient
    Ketotifen 1 mg / 5 ml

    Status in Israel
    RX

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    Syrup

    100 ml

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    Dosage

    Adults: 1mg twice daily with food. If necessary the dose may be increased to 2mg twice daily.
    Children: From 3 years of age: 1 mg twice daily with food. From 6 months to 3 years of age: 1/2 mg twice daily with food.
    Use in the elderly: No evidence exists that elderly patients require different dosages or show different side-effects from younger patients.
    Patients known to be easily sedated should be given 0.5 -1 mg at night for the first few days.


    Indications

    Prophylaxis and treatment of allergic conditions. (allerg. bronchitis, rhinitis, hayfever, urticaria).


    Contra-Indications

    Babies under 6 mths, asthma attack.

     


    Special Precautions

    Pregnancy and lactation, infants under 6 months of age, alcohol.


    Side Effects

    Sedation and drowsiness which may require dosage reduction or discontinuation if severity does not decrease with continued therapy. Alcohol may potentiate these adverse reactions. Weight gain, dry mouth, headache, dizziness and giddiness at beginning of treatment which usually disappears after a few days.


    Drug interactions

    Alcohol, CNS depressants, antihistamines, oral hypoglycemics.


    Manufacturer
    Perrigo Israel
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