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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended dose of ACULAR LS™ (ketorolac tromethamine ophthalmic solution) ophthalmic solution is one drop four times a day in the operated eye as needed for pain and burning/stinging for up to 4 days following corneal refractive surgery.
Ketorolac tromethamine ophthalmic solution has been safely administered in conjunction with other ophthalmic medications such as antibiotics, beta blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, cycloplegics, and mydriatics.
ACULAR LS™ (ketorolac tromethamine ophthalmic solution) 0.4% is supplied sterile in an opaque white LDPE plastic bottle with a white dropper with a gray high impact polystyrene (HIPS) cap as follows:
5 mL in 10 mL bottle- NDC 0023-9277-05
Note: Store at 15°C - 25°C (59°F- 77°F).
This product is manufactured and distributed by ALLERGAN under license from its developer, Roche Palo Alto LLC, Palo Alto, California, U.S.A. May 2003. FDA Rev date: 12/1/2008This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/13/2009
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