Ketorolac Tromethamine is a generic form of Acuvail, which is a human ophthalmic solution. It is an NSAID used to reduce inflammation. It is frequently prescribed to reduce pain and inflammation following eye procedures and surgeries, and for pets with cataracts. It can also be used to treat many other types of eye disorder.
What is Ketorolac Tromethamine 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution?
Ketorolac Tromethamine is a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID) that decreases inflammation. It is often used to decrease inflammation and pain after eye surgeries and for pets with cataracts, but it can be used for a wide variety of eye disorders.
Who is Ketorolac Tromethamine 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution for?
For use in cats and dogs. May be prescribed by a veterinarian for other animals.
Why use Ketorolac Tromethamine 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution?
Features of Ketorolac Tromethamine:
- It is helpful in treating cataracts.
- It may reduce pain and inflammation following eye surgery.
- It can treat many types of eye disorders.
How does Ketorolac Tromethamine 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution work?
Ketorolac blocks production of prostaglandins, decreasing the eye's inflammatory response.
Sandoz, Sun Pharma, Akorn, Apotex or other generic brand
Ketorolac Tromethamine 0.5%
How is Ketorolac Tromethamine 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution sold?
Sold in dropper bottles of 5 ml of 10 ml.
What are the side effects of Ketorolac Tromethamine 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution?
Possible adverse reactions include:
- Keratitis (corneal inflammation)
- Dry eye
- Corneal edema
- Allergic reaction
If any of these side effects are observed, or if your pet displays physiological or behavioral changes, seek immediate veterinarian attention.
What special precautions are there?
Keep out of reach of animals and children.
What to do if overdose?
In case of overdose, contact your closest emergency pet hospital.
How can I store Ketorolac Tromethamine 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution?
Store in a dry and cool place.
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