G. Napper, I. Douglas, J. Albietz
Sep 1, 2005
Clinical and Experimental Optometry
Ketotifen added to Victorian list The Optometrists’ Registration Board of Victoria has advised that the Victorian Minister for Health has approved the addition of Ketotifen to the Schedule 4 List of Poisons, which endorsed optometrists are able to use and supply. Ketotifen fumarate 0.025 per cent is available as Zaditen (Novartis) in Australia. It is an antihistamine-mast cell stabiliser combination drug. Recommended dosing is twice daily during the allergy season.