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      Zatofen Tablets 1Mg

      Brand : sandoz

      Rs. 106.10

      Rs. 111.70



      Zatofen Tablets Specification

      Requires Prescription (YES/NO)




      Used For


      How it works

      Ketotifen works by inhibiting (to prevent or slow down) certain substances in the body that are known to cause inflammation. It is an antihistamine that reduces the harmful effects of histamine.

      Zatofen Tablets Usage And Safety



      Side Effects

      Agitation , Irritability , Inability to sleep (insomnia) , Nervousness , Dizziness , Burning sensation when passing urine and need to urinate frequently and urgently (cystitis) , Dry mouth , Drowsiness , Weight increased , Somnolence , Headache , Vomiting , Nausea , Diarrhoea

      Drug Interactions

      If you are taking any oral medicines for diabetes , If you are taking any medicines for asthma , If you are taking any medicines to treat sleeplessness or anxiety or medicines to treat depression.If you are taking anti-histamines to treat allergic reactions such as itching, rash or runny nose , If you are taking any anticoagulants to reduce the ability of the blood to clot.


      It belongs to a group of drugs which have anti-allergic activities and it is used to treat allergic conditions such as rhinitis.

      When not to Use

      Do not take this medicine:- If you are allergic to ketotifen or any of the other ingredients of this medicine .- If you have epilepsy.- If you are taking any oral medicines for diabetes.- If you are breastfeeding

      Zatofen Tablets Precautions


      During the first few days of treatment your reactions may be impaired (i.e. you may feel drowsy or your reactions may be slower than usual, even if you do not feel drowsy). You should not take charge of vehicles or machinery until the effect of your medicine on your reactions is known.Your doctor may reduce the dose if your reactions are slowed.

      Zatofen Tablets Warnings

      Warning 1

      Ketotifen may increase the effects of sedatives, anti-histamines, medicines used to treat depression or anxiety, anticoagulants to reduce the ability of the blood to clot and alcohol.

      Warning 2

      As ketotifen may lower the seizure threshold it should be used with caution in patients with a history of epilepsy. Convulsions have been reported very rarely during ketotifen therapy.

      Warning 3

      Thrombocytopenia may occur in patients taking ketotifen at the same time as oral antidiabetic drugs (biguanides). The simultaneous administration of these drugs should therefore be avoided .

      Zatofen Tablets Additional Information

      Pregnancy category

      Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

      Storage (YES/NO)

      Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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