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Albalon 0.5Mg Eye Drop

Manufacturer: Allergan India Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Ketotifen, Benzalkonium Chloride
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: May 17, 2019

Albalon 0.5Mg Eye Drop, a first-generation non-competitive H1-antihistamine as well as mast cell stabilizer, is available in two forms. It is an ophthalmic form which is used for treating allergic conjunctivitis.

The ophthalmic form of Albalon 0.5Mg Eye Drop relieves and prevents most seasonal allergies such as irritation or itchiness of eyes and starts working within a few minutes of usage. The effects of this drug have not yet been studied on children under three. Apart from its anti-histaminic activity, it acts as a leukotriene antagonist and also as a phoshodiesterase inhibitor.

Oral Albalon 0.5Mg Eye Drop finds its use in the treatment of allergic problems like asthma, allergic conjunctivitis, chronic urticaria, exercise induced urticaria, allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis, cholinergic urticaria, cold induced urticaria and others. Recommended dosage of Albalon 0.5Mg Eye Drop is 1mg twice daily for adults as well as for older children.

Common side effects of using Albalon 0.5Mg Eye Drop are increased nasal bleeding, irritation, gain in weight, dry mouth, and headache. However very serious side effects due to the usage of this drug are not observed.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Albalon 0.5Mg Eye Drop should not be consumed during pregnancy unless necessary. Consulting a doctor is mandatory to discuss the benefits and risks before taking the medicine.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    In case of overdose, consult your doctor.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.

Albalon 0.5Mg Eye Drop can be used for ophthalmic purpose like conjunctivitis and in oral form for treating eye disorders or anaphylaxis. It is an antihistamine drug that prevents the natural substance called histamine and also stabilizes mast cells which are responsible for allergic reactions.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

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