Ketotifen use can create a rebound effect - increased swelling and redness that may last even after administering the drops.
Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). Artificial tears can temporarily wash allergens from the eye and also moisten the eyes, which often become dry when red and irritated.
Eye allergies red, itchy, watery eyes that are bothered by the same irritants that cause sneezing and a runny nose among seasonal allergy sufferers are very common. Many ketotifen using this medication do not have serious side effects. If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.
If this medicine has been prescribed, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them.
The presence of other medical problems may affect the ketotifen of this medicine. Apply 1 drop to the affected eye(s), usually twice a day (every 8 to 12 hours) or as directed by the package instructions or your doctor. The prescription drops provide both short- and long-term targeted relief of eye allergy symptoms.
Apply 1 drop to the affected eye(s), usually twice a day (every 8 to 12 hours) or as directed by the package instructions or your doctor. This involves gently scraping the conjunctiva (the inner lining of the eyelid) and seeing if those cells are found.