Acular (Ketorolac) is a medication used for short term relief of itchy eyes, most times caused by seasonal allergies but can be caused by a number of factors. It is also used after cataract surgery, to help reduce the swelling that occurs afterwards. This medication is made up of one active ingredient, ketorolac, and belongs to a class of drugs referred to as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
This drug acts like a bodyguard in your body by blocking certain natural substances in your body that cause the discomfort and swelling, which results in reducing of the irritating symptoms.
Acular eye drops are available in 0.50% strength in 5, 10, and 15ml bottles.
Tilt head back, look upwards, pull the lower lid out to create a pouch and drop drug into the eye - 4 times daily or as directed by your doctor
Wash your hands before using Acular
Only use this medication in your eyes
Do not wear contact lens if using Acular
If you are using another eye medication, wait at least 5 minutes before using the next medication
Use one bottle of Acular for one eye only. If you need to use it in both eyes, it is likely your doctor will prescribe you two bottles so each eye can have its own.
Tell your doctor if you have a:
Do not use for longer than directed by your doctor or if the drops have expired.
Use care when using eye drops before needing to drive or complete tasks that aqquire clear eyesight.
Do not share with others!
If any of the side effects begin to worry you, speak to your doctor about alternate medications.
Ketorolac is a medication that temporarily relieves itchy eyes that has been caused by seasonal allergies. At times, it is even used to prevent and treat any swelling within the eye due to an eye surgery such as cataract removal. Ketorolac belongs to a class of drugs known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It generally works by blocking out certain natural substances within your body to help reduce pain and swelling. This medication only comes in the singular strength of 0.50%. If you have any questions regarding this medication or any inquiries in general, feel free to give us a call at our toll free number 1-877-385-8998.
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