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ketotifen

 [ke″to-ti´fen]
a noncompetitive H1-receptor antagonist and mast cell stabilizer; used as the fumarate salt, administered orally in the chronic treatment of children with mild atopic asthma and topically to the conjunctiva as an antipruritic in the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis.

ketotifen

/ke·to·ti·fen/ (-ti´fen) a noncompetitive H and mast cell stabilizer; used topically as the fumarate salt as an antipruritic in the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis.

ketotifen

[ke′toti′fen]
a noncompetitive H1-receptor antagonist and mast cell stabilizer used as the fumarate salt, administered orally in the chronic treatment of children with mild atopic asthma and topically to the conjunctiva as an antipruritic in the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis.

ketotifen

A drug that prevents the release of HISTAMINE and other irritating substances from MAST CELLS in allergic conditions. Its action is similar to that of CROMOGLYCATE (cromoglicate) but has the disadvantage of causing drowsiness. A brand name is Zaditen.

antihistamine 

Any substance that reduces the effect of histamine or blocks histamine receptors, usually the histamine 1 (H1) receptor. It is used in the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis and also in the temporary relief of minor allergic symptoms of the eye. Common agents include antazoline sulfate, azelastine hydrochloride, cetirizine, chlorphenamine, emedastine, epinastine hydrochloride, ketotifen, levocabastine, loratadine and olopatadine. See hypersensitivity; mast cell stabilizers.
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Solid persistent facial oedema (Morbihan's disease) following rosacea, successfully treated with isotretinoin and ketotifen.
However, the researchers tend to conduct more studies on the effect of cromolyn and ketotifen fumarate on obese and diabetic non-human primates.
There are others with a combined action of being mast cell stabilisers and antihistamines (Hi-receptor blocking) drugs (eg, ketotifen, olopatadine).
Or I might give them rectal butyrate, which also calms the gut, or Ketotifen, which also calms the gut, or Ketotifen, which reduces inflammation and promotes healing of the intestine.
They also exhibited higher anti-allergic effects than that of ketotifen fumarate ([I.
Fasiyal odem icin penisilin (2), tetrasiklin (7), minosiklin (5), eritromisin (5), metronidazol (11) gibi antibiyotikler, dapson (12), talidomid (13), ketotifen (11) gibi antiinflamatuar ilaclar ve TNF [alpha]'ya karsi simerik monoklonal antikor olan infliksimab (14) kullanilmis ve tek bildirilen olgu raporlarinda degisik oranlarda basarili bulunmustur fakat hicbiri uzun vadede hastaligin kontrolunu saglayamamistir.
Ketotifen, a mast cell stabilizer, has proved effective when used topically in the eye and may be developed for IC.
Two other second generation antihistamines, azelastine (approved in 1996) and ketotifen (approved in 1999) are approved for topical use only; azelastine in the nose and eyes, and ketotifen in the eyes only.
On March 15, 2010, the Company announced that it launched Ketotifen Fumarate ophthalmic solution, 0.
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