Some people with mast cell diseases are prescribed a medication called ketotifen, which is an H1 antihistamine and mast cell stabiliser.   It can sometimes be a challenge to obtain.   On this page we try to keep patients, pharmacists and doctors up to date with the latest information on how to obtain ketotifen.

 

Update as of February 12, 2019

Ketotifen Elixir (liquid) is currently available in strawberry flavour.   There are new identification numbers for the liquid due to the recent switch from the banana flavoured product.  If you are having trouble obtaining it, please provide your pharmacist with the information in the table below so that it can be ordered correctly.  Please email us at info@ukmasto.org if you have provided these updated numbers and are still unable to obtain the product.

Ketotifen Tablets are currently available.  Should your pharmacist have trouble obtaining them please provide your pharmacist with the information in the table below so that the tablets can be ordered correctly.  Please email us at info@ukmasto.org if you have provided these updated numbers and are still unable to obtain the product.