Allergan | Acular (Medication)


Acular/ketorolac tromethamine belongs to the class of medications called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

Acular is used to relieve the itchiness and burning of seasonal allergies. It is also used to reduce swelling, pain, and burning or stinging after cataract surgery or corneal refractive surgery. ...

Side Effect:

Acular/ketorolac may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:headache, dizziness, drowsiness, diarrhea, constipation, gas, sores in the mouth, sweating.

Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of the following symptoms:fever, blisters, yellowing of the skin or eyes, excessive tiredness, unusual bleeding or bruising, lack of energy, nausea, loss of appetite, pain in the upper right part of the stomach, flu-like symptoms, pale skin, fast heartbeat, cloudy, discolored, or bloody urine, back pain, difficult or painful urination. ...


Before using this medicine inform your doctor if you are allergic to ketorolac or to other NSAIDs or if you have any other allergies. Tell your doctor if you are using other medicine or if you have any of these other conditions, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely use this medication:a bleeding or blood-clotting disorder; diabetes; arthritis; glaucoma; dry eye syndrome; or if you have had other recent eye surgeries.

Limit alcohol intake as it may intensify the drowsiness effect of this medication. This medicine may cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of alcohol, especially when combined with this medicine, may increase your risk for stomach bleeding.

Do not take aspirin without consulting your doctor. Check the ingredients of any nonprescription medication you may be taking since many cough-and-cold formulas contain aspirin.

Infrequently, this medication may increase the skin's sensitivity to sunlight. If this happens to you, avoid prolonged sun exposure, wear protective clothing, and use a sunscreen.

Acular should not be administered while wearing contact lenses.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...