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Asthafen 1 MG Description
Asthafen Tablet is used for the treatment of allergic conditions such as itchy skin rash, sneezing, runny nose or itchy eyes. It is used to treat allergic symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, runn
y nose, itchy or watery eyes. It is also used to treat the symptoms of asthma. Asthafen contains ketotifen as its active ingredient. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. Before using this Tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.
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|Side effects||Headache, stomach pain, drowsiness|
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Uses of Asthafen 1 MG
Asthafen Tablet is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. It is also used in treating allergic symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, runny nose, itchy or watery eyes.
Contraindications of Asthafen 1 MG
If you are allergic to Ketotifen or any of the ingredients of Asthafen Tablet.
Side effects of Asthafen 1 MG
- Stomach pain
- Increased appetite
- Weight gain
- Sleep disturbance
- Skin rash or itching
- Dry mouth or slight dizziness (uncommon)
Precautions and Warnings of Asthafen 1 MG
Can I take Asthafen Tablet during pregnancy?
Asthafen Tablet should not be used during pregnancy as there is limited safety information available in pregnant women, thus please consult your doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
Can I take Asthafen Tablet while breastfeeding?
It is unknown if Ketotifen passes into breast milk, thus Asthafen Tablet should not be used while breastfeeding, thus please consult your doctor before using this medicine.
Can I drive if I have consumed Asthafen Tablet?
Asthafen Tablet may cause drowsiness and dizziness, thus it is advised to avoid driving and operating machines while taking this medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with Asthafen Tablet?
You should avoid consuming alcohol along with Asthafen Tablet as alcohol can exaggerate the side effects of this medicine such as dizziness and drowsiness.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have problems with your heart, liver or kidneys.
- You have diabetes.
- You have a history of epilepsy (fits).
- You suffer from thyroid problems.
- You are above 65 years.
- You develop an allergic reaction after taking Asthafen Tablet.
- You do not notice any improvement in your condition while on treatment or it deteriorates, please contact your doctor immediately.
- You are pregnant, think you may be or planning a pregnancy.
- You are a breastfeeding mother.
- Do not discontinue using Asthafen Tablet without consulting your doctor.
Mode of Action of Asthafen 1 MG
How Does It Work?
Histamine is a naturally occurring substance in the body that causes allergic reactions. Ketotifen in Asthafen Tablet works by blocking the effect of histamines, thus providing relief from allergic reactions....
Directions for Use of Asthafen 1 MG
Asthafen Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break, or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor....
Interactions of Asthafen 1 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Asthafen Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
- Especially, if you are taking sleeping pills, medicines to treat your diabetes, worm infection.
Interactions with food items
Asthafen Tablet can be taken with or without food.
Storage and disposal of Asthafen 1 MG
- Store Asthafen Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
- Keep it away from children and pets.
- Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
Dosage of Asthafen 1 MG
Symptoms of overdose may include drowsiness, confusion, altered mental state, fast heart rate and low blood pressure, fits. Seek medical attention in case you have consumed too much Asthafen Tablet.
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose of Asthafen Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Dr. Arpit Verma
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the use of Asthafen Tablet?
A: Asthafen Tablet is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. It is also used in treating allergic symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, runny nose, itchy or watery eyes.
Q: How long to take Asthafen Tablet?
A: The dose and duration of Asthafen Tablet will depend on the cause of illness and response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.
Q: How to take Asthafen Tablet?
A: Asthafen Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water with or without food. Do not cut, break, or chew the medicine.
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