Acuvail  (U.S.N.L.M.)
Dosing (surgical) 1 drop bid in the operated eye the day before, the day of, and 2 weeks
following cataract surgery.
Dosing (allergy) 1 drop bid
Chem Specs ketorolac tromethamin 0.45%
Quantities box of 30 single-use vials 0.4 mL each
Cost 406.22/ box
Class NSAID   (Non-selective COX inhibitor.)
Action Inhibits prostaglandin synthesis.
Usage Indicated for ocular pain and burning/stinging following corneal refractive surgery.
Used for temporary relief of itch of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis.
Epithelial breakdown, corneal thinning, corneal erosion, corneal ulceration or
corneal perforation possible in susceptible patients.
Contraindications Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in the formulation. Possible cross-sensitivity to acetyl-
salicylic acid, phenylacetic acid derivatives, and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents.
Pediatric use Pediatric safety and effectiveness not established.
Pregnancy Category C. Dystocia and increased pup mortality in rats when administered at 40x normal
human ophthalmic dose. Prostaglandin-inhibiting drugs damage the fetal heart when used late in pregnancy.
BAK and edetate free. Carboxymethylcellulose increases comfort and extends contact period.
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