Generic Name and Formulations:
Ketorolac tromethamine 0.5%; oph soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.
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.
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.
May potentiate oral anticoagulants.
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).
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