Also known as: Cetirizine
Ambrolite is developed by medical scientists to combat troublesome symptoms of outdoor and indoor allergy. Target of Ambrolite is to control, ward off, terminate and treat outdoor and indoor allergy. Ambrolite operates by making the level of natural chemical histamine lower to ward off outdoor (seasonal) and indoor allergy symptoms. Ambrolite is "non- sedating"antihistamine. Ambrolite is also known as Cetirizine, Reactine, Alercet, Alergex, Alerid, Certex-24, Cetrine, Cetzine, Cezin, Histazine, Riztec, Ryzen, Triz, Virlix, Xero-sed, Zirtin, Zyrzine.
This section provides information on the proper use of a number of products that contain ketotifen. It may not be specific to Ambrolite Itchy Eye. Please read with care.
Do not wear contact lenses if your eyes are red . Also, do not use this medicine to treat irritation related to contact lens use. If you wear contact lenses: Take out your contact lenses before using ketotifen eye drops. Wait at least 10 minutes after putting the eye drops in before putting the contact lenses back in.
To use the eye drops:
First, wash your hands. Tilt the head back and, pressing your finger gently on the skin just beneath the lower eyelid, pull the lower eyelid away from the eye to make a space. Drop the medicine into this space. Let go of the eyelid and gently close the eyes. Do not blink. Keep the eyes closed for 1 to 2 minutes to allow the medicine to be absorbed by the eye. If you think you did not get the drop of medicine into your eye properly, use another drop. To keep the medicine as germ-free as possible, do not touch the applicator tip to any surface (including the eye). Also, keep the container tightly closed.
The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.
The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.
For ophthalmic dosage form (eye drops): For prevention of itching of the eye due to allergic conjunctivitis (eye allergy): Adults and children 3 years of age and older—Use one drop in each affected eye every 8 to 12 hours. Children up to 3 years of age—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, vision problems, agitation, feeling restless and then drowsy or tired, fast heartbeats, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, trouble walking, or trouble swallowing or speaking.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.
Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.
Keep the liquid form of this medicine from freezing. Do not refrigerate the syrup.