WHAT IS ZADITEN?
Zaditen is used for short-term treatment of symptoms of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. The main ingredient, Ketotifen, is an anti-inflammatory and blocks certain aspects of the allergic response and reduces inflammation.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE FOR ZADITEN TO WORK?
Zaditen can provide effective relief within the first hour after use and provide up to 12 hour relief. Click here to learn more.
HOW OFTEN CAN YOU USE ZADITEN EYE DROPS?
One drop in the affected eye/s twice a day (morning and night).
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF ZADITEN?
Zaditen side effects can include:
WHAT IS ALLERGIC CONJUNCTIVITIS?
Allergic Conjunctivitis (also called pink eye and Hay Fever) is the most common allergy affecting the eyes.
The conjunctiva (membrane of the eyelid) is susceptible to irritation from allergens and requires an antihistamine to reduce inflammation and discomfort. (Such as Zaditen).
WHAT CAUSES ALLERGIC CONJUNCTIVITIS?
The most common airborne allergens are pollen, grass pollen, pet dander, dust and mould.
During seasonal change, the temperature fluctuates frequently which can cause dry, cold air and winds which spread these allergens through the air causing allergic reactions. Expired makeup, reactions to food and chemicals are other ways you can contract eye allergies.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF ALLERGIC CONJUNCTIVITIS?
Symptoms can include but not limited to: sore, watery, itchy, dry, painful eyes and can be accompanied with sneezing, runny nose and discomfort.
For more information refer to our blog post: Allergic Conjunctivitis: How to Manage Red, Itchy Eyes.