Acular is a prescription medication that is used to treat itching, swelling, stinging, burning or pain in the eye. These symptoms may be a result of seasonal allergies, corneal refractive surgery or cataract surgery. Acular is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication (NSAID) that contains ketorolac. Ketorolac works by reducing the hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Acular include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of ketorolac.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Acular?
If you miss a dose of Acular, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Acular?
Acular is available at a strength of 0.5%.