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Acular (Ketorolac Tromethamine Ophthalmic) - Indications and Dosage

 
 



INDICATIONS AND USAGE

ACULAR ® ophthalmic solution is indicated for the temporary relief of ocular itching due to seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. ACULAR ® ophthalmic solution is also indicated for the treatment of postoperative inflammation in patients who have undergone cataract extraction.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Recommended Dosing

Patient Dosing

The recommended dose of ACULAR ® ophthalmic solution is one drop four times a day to the affected eye(s) for relief of ocular itching due to seasonal allergic conjunctivitis.

For the treatment of postoperative inflammation in patients who have undergone cataract extraction, one drop of ACULAR ® ophthalmic solution should be applied to the affected eye four times daily beginning 24 hours after cataract surgery and continuing through the first 2 weeks of the postoperative period.

Use with Other Topical Ophthalmic Medications

ACULAR ® ophthalmic solution has been safely administered in conjunction with other ophthalmic medications such as antibiotics, alpha-agonists, beta blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, cycloplegics, and mydriatics. Drops should be administered at least 5 minutes apart.

DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS

10 mL size bottle filled with 5 mL of ketorolac tromethamine ophthalmic solution, 0.5% (5 mg/mL)

HOW SUPPLIED/STORAGE AND HANDLING

ACULAR ® (ketorolac tromethamine ophthalmic solution) 0.5% is supplied sterile, in white opaque plastic LDPE bottles with white droppers, with gray high impact polystyrene (HIPS) caps as follows:

5 mL in 10 mL bottle          NDC 0023-2181-05

Storage: Store at 15°-25°C (59°-77°F). Protect from light.

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