ketorolac tromethamine (Acular, Acular LS, Acuvail) (cont.)

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PREPARATIONS: Ophthalmic Solution: 0.4%, 0.45%, 0.5%

STORAGE: Store Ketorolac eye drops between temperatures 5 C to 30 C (59 F to 86 F), and protect from light.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Ketorolac should not be used with other NSAID eye drops due to risks of increased bleeding and delayed healing.

Ketorolac should be used with caution with steroid-containing eye drops due to increased likelihood of infections.

Ketorolac should be used with caution in patients who bleed easily or patients receiving blood thinners.

PREGNANCY: There are no adequate studies done on Ketorolac to determine safe and effective use in pregnant women.

NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known whether Ketorolac enters breast milk; therefore, it is best to be cautious before using it in nursing mothers.

Medically reviewed by Eni Williams, PharmD

REFERENCE: Ketorolac FDA Prescribing Information.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/29/2015

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