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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

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...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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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

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How would ketorolac by injection help headaches?

Ketorolac is NSAID: Ketorolac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It is used for the short-term treatment of moderate to severe pain like headache or migraine. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to mix ketorolac and alcohol?

Is it dangerous to mix ketorolac and alcohol?

Ketorolac & Alcohol: Both of these lead to intense stress on the lining of the stomach. And, can lead then to gastric ulcers and even bleeding.

It is not wise to use both at the same time. ...Read more

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Can you smoke weed while taking apo-ketorolac?

Can you smoke weed while taking apo-ketorolac?

POT: We doctors do not accept any illicit drug use, no matter how you justify the use. Also, pot is known to trigger severe mental health issues which otherwise would not have come to light. Genetically predisposed severe mental problems [schizophrenia-bipolar-severe anxiety depression] [that were to occur but not by good lifestyle] would be activated early by pot. Once activated, always on! ...Read more

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Can you take ketorolac and tramadol at the same time?

Ketorolac, tramadol: Yes you can. Ketorolac is an NSAID and tramadol has an opioid effect and also a serotonin effect. Both can be used together. Caution should be exercised with regrd to long term use. ...Read more

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Which med is more powerful for pain ketorolac or lortab?

Both are different: Both are totally different, the former is in the NSAID class and the latter in the opioid class. Both have side effects that are class specific as well. So the answer is it depends some people do well with nsaids and there's with opioids. One has to look at what is being treated. Talk to your md. ...Read more

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Which med is more powerful for pain: ketorolac or lortabs?

They are different m: Ketorolac is an antiinflammatory and lortab is a narcotic. Both can be effective in the treatment of pain. Which one is more powerful can depend on the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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What are the risks of taking both ketorolac and hydrocodone?

Low Risk: It is common to use these together for pain but ketorolac should not be used for more than 5 continuous days due to severe GI injury potential. ...Read more

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Is it a problem to use butalbital and ketorolac at once?

Generally No: It is common to use these together to abort an acute migraine. ...Read more

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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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Can ketorolac be given for more than 5 days if you either break up the doses like every other day or wait a week before doing another 5 day course?

Ketorolac: Ketorolac is indicated for the short-term (up to 5 days in adults) management of moderately severe acute pain that requires analgesia at the opioid level and only as continuation treatment following IV or IM dosing of ketorolac, if necessary. The total combined duration of use of ketorolac tablets and injection should not exceed 5 days because of the increased risk of serious adverse events. ...Read more

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Is it ok to smoke weed while taking apo-ketorolac 10 mg?

Is it ok to smoke weed while taking apo-ketorolac 10 mg?

Weed: I would have to say no. Weed decreases your iq. It has no interaction with ketorolac. ...Read more

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Can a person use pain pills that 3 years old called ketorolac 10mg?

Can a person use pain pills that 3 years old called ketorolac 10mg?

No: I would discard pills that have expired. If you don't have the original bottle, I would discard them. I would talk with your doctor if you are having pain. Three years sounds like too long to keep. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking tramadol and ketorolac together?

Recommended: Ketorolac (NSAID) is sometimes used together with a narcotic (Tramadol) to provide better pain relief than either medicine used alone. However, always speak with your physician before taking any medication. ...Read more

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I'm having an EEG done the day after having an in office procedure in which I have to take Tramdadol and Ketorolac together. Will that affect the EEG?

I'm having an EEG done the day after having an in office procedure in which I have to take Tramdadol and Ketorolac together. Will that affect the EEG?

EEG: Please call your physician to get recommendations about these medications and what dose you may/may not take. In general caffeine is avoided for atleast 8 hours before procedure. ...Read more

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Am allergic to aspirin, can I get ketorolac?

Yes: I do not know of any interaction between the two allergies. Ketorolac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication much more closely related to Ibuprofen or its cousin naproxen; I do not think an Aspirin allergy would preclude the use of ketorolac. ...Read more

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Which is stronger for backpain Motrin or apo ketorolac?

Both: Depending on the mg dose they both may be effective! Take it with food, both can cause bleeding from your stomach! We all respond sometimes differently to these drugs! If you have no other medical problems the try the max dose of one and if not effective try the other! If pain continues despite medication then you should have a thorough medical evaluation of your pain! ...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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My dr gave me ketorolac (10 mg pill form) but didn't tell me how long I can take it for (I've heard 5 days from other people). Is this true?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Oral ketorolac: 10mg 4 times daily for up to 7 days. Always ask your doctor before taking any new medicines. ...Read more

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If allergic to aspirin, can I get a ketorolac injection?

No: The risk of allergy to other nsaids is too high to justify the potential benefit. ...Read more

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I am taking 10mg ketorolac every four hours for tooth pain and I am not getting much relief. Can I take two at a time?

I am taking 10mg ketorolac every four hours for tooth pain and I am not getting much relief. Can I take two at a time?

Won't help much: You need to see a dentist before the pain becomes unbearable. Painkillers won't stop the pain. ...Read more

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What happens if someone was given ketorolac tromethamine mixed with ephedrine sulfate and phenalephrine HCl via needle?

Pain relief, HR up: Ketorolac (Toradol), is a strong NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory), ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is like adrenaline, and phenylephrine is a vasoconstrictor. So... the toreador will reduce pain, the the other two, at high enough doses, will increase the heart rate, or just vasoconstrictor and reduce bleeding. ...Read more

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I was prescribed Cefdinir and ketorolac for pain For pleurisy. How long before the cefdinir works? Pain is terrible and the pain meds aren't helping

Virus? Call doctor.: Pleurisy (inflammation around but not in the lung, with breathing pain) is due to viruses, which do not respond to any antibiotic. Your doc probably prescribed cefdinir as a precaution, and it may not help. Even if your pleurisy is bacterial, probably it will take several days for the antibiotic to improve symptoms. Sounds like you need better pain control meds. Discuss all this with your doctor. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to aspirin, can I get a ketorolac injection?

If I am allergic to aspirin, can I get a ketorolac injection?

Maybe: It depends on the type of reaction you have when you take aspirin. If you have asthma and taking Aspirin makes asthma worse then you can't take any NSAID except tylenol (acetaminophen) & celebrex. If Aspirin gives you hives then you should be able to safely take any other nsaid. Please discuss the specifics with a board-certified allergist. ...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


Dr. Scott Keith
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Acular (Definition)

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