What is Zaditor?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: ketotifen ophthalmic

Zaditor® is a brand name for the ophthalmic preparation of ketotifen, an antihistamine use for the temporary prevention of eye itching due to allergic conjunctivitis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Itchy eyes 2 3
Allergic conjunctivitis 1 1
Allergies 1 0
Seasonal allergy 1 2

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Zaditor

Side effect Patients
Blurry vision 1
Burning sensation 1
Temporary increase in pain 1

Why patients stopped taking Zaditor

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Zaditor


Stopped taking Zaditor

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Zaditor after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Alcaftadine (Lastacaft eye drops) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Zaditor.