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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
One drop of ACUVAIL® should be applied to the affected eye twice daily beginning 1 day prior to cataract surgery, continued on the day of surgery, and through the first 2 weeks of the postoperative period.
Use With Other Topical Ophthalmic Medications
ACUVAIL® ophthalmic solution may be administered in conjunction with other topical ophthalmic medications such as alpha-agonists, beta-blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, cycloplegics, and mydriatics. Drops should be administered at least 5 minutes apart.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
4.5 mg/mL ketorolac tromethamine solution (0.45%) in a single-use vial.
Storage And Handling
ACUVAIL® (ketorolac tromethamine ophthalmic solution) 0.45% is available as a sterile solution supplied in clear, LDPE, single-use vials packaged in 6 foil pouches, 5 vials per pouch:
30 Single-Use Vials 0.4 mL each: NDC 0023-3507-30
Store at 15°-30°C (59°-86°F). Store the vials in the pouch, protected from light. Fold pouch ends closed.
Allergan, Inc., Irvine, CA 92612, U.S.A. Revised: Dec 2014.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/22/2014
Additional Acuvail Information
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