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Dr. Ira Katz
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Acular (Overview)

Acular is an ocular NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) which is a kind of eye-affecting drug.


Dr. Ira Katz
43 doctors shared insights

Acular (Overview)

Acular is an ocular NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) which is a kind of eye-affecting drug.


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15 pounds weight change. Is this a side effect of the medicine ketorolac?

15 pounds weight change. Is this a side effect of the medicine ketorolac?

Unusual: Edema is an occasional side effect of toradol. I think 15 lbs seems excessive which makes me think there may another cause. ...Read more

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Zaditor (ketotifen) and acular are what?

Zaditor (ketotifen) and acular are what?

Zaditor (ketotifen) and acular: Zaditor (ketotifen) is an over the counter drop used twice daily for allergic conjunctivitis. Acular (ketorolac) is a prescription NSAID eye drop which can also be used for allergy but is often used for eye inflammation and pain following surgery such as cataract surgery or prk. ...Read more

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My father underwent vitrectomy; after some time he started seeing a black object in his eye. Doctors recommended 'Acular' but the problem persists.

My father underwent vitrectomy; after some time he started seeing a black object in his eye. Doctors recommended 'Acular' but the problem persists.

Macular edema: it sounds like he may have retinal swelling. he should continue follow up with a retina specialist and he may eventually need an injection of medication in his eye or laser if the swelling persists. ...Read more

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What is ketorolac used for?

Ketorolac: is the first NSAID available for both intramuscular and oral administration. Ketorolac IM is used primarily for moderate to severe postoperative pain and other severe acute pain states. ...Read more

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Is it ok to do strenuous exercise while taking ketorolac?

Yes: Yes quite okay. If the ketorolac controls your pain so you can exercise then great . Be aware of long tm use of ketorolac. ...Read more

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Can you smoke weed while taking ketorolac?

Why: The correct answer is that it's okay to do both. However one would have to ask why do smoke weed in the first place? Weed is very addictive and really has no role unless you are terminally i'll and dying from cancer. In my proactive if you smoke weed and you do not have cancer you see the psychologist and addictionologist. ...Read more

Dr. Maxim Eckmann
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Ketorolac (Definition)

Ketorolac is an ocular NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) which is a ...Read more