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Acular Eye Drops

5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
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Acular 0.5 % Description

Acular Eye Drop contain ketorolac as its active ingredient, a painkiller medicines. It is used to treat pain and inflammation (swelling, redness) due to or following cataract surgery. You need to use

this medicine as advised by the doctor. Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to it. Avoiding wearing contact lenses & being in the sunlight for too long while on treatment. Before using Acular Eye Drop, discuss with your doctor if you have any other eye conditions.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹42.24
You Save₹5.76 (12% on MRP)
ContainsKetorolac(0.5 %)
UsesEye pain and inflammation
Side effectsBlurry vision, swollen eyelids, headache, eye irritation
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Uses of Acular 0.5 %

Acular Eye Drop is used to prevent and relieve eye pain and inflammation (swelling, redness) that is associated with cataract surgery.

Contraindications of Acular 0.5 %

  • If you are allergic to ketorolac or any other ingredients of Acular Eye Drop.
  • If you are allergic to any other NSAIDs (painkiller medicines) like aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, diclofenac, etc.

Side effects of Acular 0.5 %

  • Itching and/or redness of the eyes
  • Irritation in the eyes
  • Burning or stinging in the eyes
  • Eye infection
  • Eye inflammation
  • Eye discomfort
  • Blurred vision
  • Headache

Precautions and Warnings of Acular 0.5 %



Can I use Acular Eye Drop during pregnancy?
Use of Acular Eye Drop during pregnancy is not recommended, as there is limited information about the effects of this drop in pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before using any medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Acular Eye Drop while breastfeeding?
Acular Eye Drop should not be used while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.


Can I drive if I have instilled Acular Eye Drop?
You may experience visual disturbances like blurred vision. Therefore, avoid driving until your vision is clear.


Can I consume alcohol if I have instilled Acular Eye Drop?
There is no information available on the interaction of Acular Eye Drop with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any other eye problems like corneal damage, dry eye syndrome, vision or sight disturbances, etc.
  • You have diabetes.
  • You have rheumatoid arthritis.
  • You had any eye surgery.
  • You have any bleeding problems, stomach ulcer or you bruise easily.
  • You need to avoid wearing contact lenses after cataract surgery.
  • You experience irritation, pain, redness of the eye and changes in vision occur or your condition worsens after using Acular Eye Drop, you may need to discontinue the treatment.
  • Acular Eye Drop is not recommended for patients below 18 years.

Mode of Action of Acular 0.5 %

How Does It Work?

Ketorolac in Acular Eye Drop works by blocking the production of certain natural substances, known as prostaglandins, in the body which is responsible for pain, swelling and redness in the eye.

Directions for Use of Acular 0.5 %

  • Use Acular Eye Drop as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist.Shake well before use.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • After instilling the drops, close your eyes for 2-3 minutes, do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper. Keep the dropper clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a napkin or tissue.
  • If you are prescribed any other eye drops, you need to keep an interval of at least 5 minutes between both the drops.

Interactions of Acular 0.5 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements to avoid any interaction.
  • Concomitant use of Acular Eye Drop along with topical NSAID like diclofenac and steroids like hydrocortisone, mometasone should be used with caution as it may slow or delay healing.
  • If you use another eye drop product concomitantly with Acular Eye Drop, keep a minimum gap of 15 minutes between the application of both the medicines.

Storage and disposal of Acular 0.5 %

  • Store Acular Eye Drop below 30°C in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • You must not use the eye drops once the expiry date has passed and discard it properly.
  • You need to discard the medicine 4 weeks from first opening it.
  • Do not use the eye drops if you notice the contents are of a different colour in any way or if particles are present.

Dosage of Acular 0.5 %


If you feel you have instilled Acular Eye Drop more than you should, rinse your eyes with warm water. Do not put in any more drops until it is time for your next dose.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Acular Eye Drop, use it as soon as possible. Do not use a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Acular Eye Drop be used with contact lenses?

A: No, you should remove contact lenses and then instil Acular Eye Drop.

Q: How to use Acular Eye Drop?

  • Use Acular Eye Drop as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Follow all the directions carefully and do not miss any doses.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • After instilling the drops, close your eyes for 2-3 minutes; do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper. Keep the dropper clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a napkin or tissue.

Q: What is the use of Acular Eye Drop?

A: Acular Eye Drop are used for the treatment of pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery.
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Last Updated on: 04 May 2022 | 01:18 PM (IST)

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