Ketotifen Ophthalmic Solution
Brands: Alaway, Claritin Eye, Wal-Zyr Itchy Eye, Zaditor
For eye allergy.
If you use contact lenses, remove the contacts before using the medicine. Wait 10 minutes after using the medicine before putting the contacts back on.
Close the bottle, turn it upside down, and shake once before each use.
Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light.
Check the medicine before each use. If the liquid medicine has any particles in it, appears discolored, or if the vial appears damaged, do not use it.
Wash your hands before and after handling this medicine.
Do not let the tip of the container touch your eye. Do not touch the tip with your hands or let it touch other surfaces. This can cause a serious eye infection.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all your medicines. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines.
You may stop using this medicine if you no longer have symptoms.
If you are using more than one drop of this medication, wait at least 5 minutes before using the second drop.
If you are using another eye medicine, wait at least 5 minutes before using the other medicine.
Do not use any other eye medicine without your doctor's knowledge.
Tell your doctor about all your medical conditions before starting this medicine, especially other eye conditions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
This medicine may cause blurry vision.
Wait several minutes for your vision to clear before driving, or operating machinery.
This medicine may cause increased sensitivity to light. Wear dark glasses to protect eyes from bright light.
It is unknown if this medicine passes into breast milk. Ask your doctor before breastfeeding.
During pregnancy, this medicine should be used only when clearly needed. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits.
Contact your doctor if your symptoms do not begin to improve after 3 days on this medicine.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- blurry vision
- burning or stinging
- irritation of the eyes
- runny nose
- sensitivity to light
- changes in taste or unpleasant taste
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- dry eyes
- eye pain or swelling
- signs of new or worsening eye infection, such as thick drainage or crusting
- blurring or changes of vision
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English. Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.
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