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Ocular allergy/inflammation
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Drug Name:

ACULAR Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Ketorolac tromethamine 0.5%; oph soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Allergan

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for ACULAR:

Ocular itch due to seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. Post-op inflammation after cataract extraction.

Adults and Children:

<3yrs: not established. ≥3yrs: 1 drop 4 times daily. Post-op: begin 24hrs post-op and continue for 2 weeks.

Warnings/Precautions:

Do not administer while wearing contacts. Bleeding tendencies. Complicated or repeat ocular surgeries. Corneal defects/denervation. Ocular surface diseases. Diabetes. Rheumatoid arthritis. May delay wound healing. Monitor cornea; discontinue if corneal epithelial breakdown occurs. Hypersensitivity to aspirin. History of asthma. Pregnancy (Cat.C): avoid in late pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

May potentiate oral anticoagulants.

See Also:

ACULAR LS

Pharmacological Class:

NSAID.

Adverse Reactions:

Transient stinging, burning, conjunctival hyperemia, corneal infiltrates, headache, ocular edema, ocular pain/inflammation/irritation, superficial keratitis or infections, allergic reactions, increased ocular bleeding (including hyphemas).

How Supplied:

Soln (5mL)—1

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