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Acular Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is ketorolac ophthalmic (Acular)?
- What are the possible side effects of ketorolac ophthalmic (Acular)?
- What is the most important information I should know about ketorolac ophthalmic (Acular)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before I use ketorolac ophthalmic (Acular)?
- How should I use ketorolac ophthalmic (Acular)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Acular)?
- What happens if I overdose (Acular)?
- What should I avoid while using ketorolac ophthalmic (Acular)?
- What other drugs will affect ketorolac ophthalmic (Acular)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Acular)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Acular)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of ketorolac is not likely to cause life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while using ketorolac ophthalmic (Acular)?
While using this medication, do not wear any contact lens that has not been approved by your doctor.
Do not use any other eye medications unless your doctor has prescribed them.
What other drugs will affect ketorolac ophthalmic (Acular)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with ketorolac ophthalmic. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about ketorolac ophthalmic.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Acular Information
- Acular Drug Interactions Center: ketorolac opht
- Acular Side Effects Center
- Acular Overview including Precautions
- Acular FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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