Detail Overview About Acular Eye Drops
Acular eye drops is an ophthalmic solution for the management of ocular itching caused by seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. Acular ophthalmic solution is also indicated for the management of postoperative inflammation in patients who have undergone cataract extraction. Ketorolac is the main working module of the ophthalmic eye drops.
Working Action of Acular Eye Drops
Ketorolac comes under the category of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It shows its working action by inhibiting the production of prostaglandin, a substance that causes itching and inflammation.
Mode of Application of Acular Eye Drops
Read out all the information mention over there on medication leaflet. Acular eye drops consist of 5 mg of Ketorolac in 1 ml. Before applying medication wash out your hand and face properly with water. Afterward tilt your neck back and open the lower eyelid to make a pouch and insert one drop into the pouch. Now closed your eyes for one minute and press them with a finger so that drug gets absorbed into the eyes completely.
For the cure of ocular itching: The recommended dose is to instill one drop into the affected eyes for four times in a day.
For the treatment of postoperative inflammation: The recommended dose is to instill one drop into the affected eyes four times in a day for first 24 hours after cataract surgery and continuing for one week after postoperative period.
Side effects of Acular Eye Drops
The patient may undergo some side effects while using these drops includes of severe allergic reaction, pain, irritation, redness, vision changes, difficulty in breathing and hives.
Warning and Precautions While Taking Acular Eye Drops
- Do not use Acular eye drops is not safe under an allergic condition with Ketorolac.
- Do not use Acular eye drops in case of pregnancy and breastfeeding woman.
- The use of Ketorolac is unsafe under the medical condition of abnormal cornea or disease affecting the surface of the eye.
- Avoid consumption of Alcohol while using Acular eye drops.
- Take caution while using Acular eye drops in paideratics patients.