ketotifen ophthalmic (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Alaway, Zaditor)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember the missed dose. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Alaway, Zaditor)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of ketotifen ophthalmic is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while using ketotifen ophthalmic (Alaway, Zaditor)?
Avoid using other medications in your eyes during treatment with ketotifen ophthalmic unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect ketotifen ophthalmic (Alaway, Zaditor)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with ketotifen ophthalmic. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about ketotifen ophthalmic.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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