Acular Ls Eye Drops
Acular Ls Eye Drops
Acular Ls Eye Drops
Acular Ls Eye Drops
Acular Ls Eye Drops
Acular Ls Eye Drops

Acular Ls Eye Drops

By ALLERGAN INDIA PVT LTD
5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
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Ketorolac(0.4 %)
Therapeutic classification
OCCULAR ANALGESIC

Medical Description

Acular LS Eye drops contain Ketorolac as its active ingredient, which belongs to a group of medicines known as NSAID (painkiller medicines). It is used to treat pain and inflammation (swelling, rednes...
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Uses of Acular Ls 0.4 %

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

Contraindications of Acular Ls 0.4 %

  • If you are allergic to Ketorolac or any other ingredients of Acular LS eye drops.
  • If you are allergic to any other NSAIDs (painkiller medicines) like aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, diclofenac, etc.

Side effects of Acular Ls 0.4 %

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

Precautions and Warnings of Acular Ls 0.4 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Acular LS eye drops during pregnancy?
A:
Use of Acular LS eye drops 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

Q:
Can I use Acular LS eye drops while breastfeeding?
A:
Acular LS eye drops should not be used while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have instilled Acular LS eye drops?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances like blurred vision. Therefore, avoid driving until your vision is clear.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have instilled Acular LS eye drops?
A:
There is no information available on the interaction of Acular LS eye drops 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 LS eye drops, you may need to discontinue the treatment.
  • Acular LS eye drops is not recommended for patients below 18 years.

Mode of Action of Acular Ls 0.4 %

How Does It Work?

Ketorolac in Acular LS 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 Ls 0.4 %

  • Use Acular LS eye drops 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.
  • 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 Ls 0.4 %

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 LS eye drops 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 LS eye drops, keep a minimum gap of 15 minutes between the application of both the medicines.

Storage and disposal of Acular Ls 0.4 %

  • Store Acular LS eye drops 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 Ls 0.4 %

Overdose

If you feel you have instilled Acular LS eye drops 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 LS eye drops, use it as soon as possible. Do not use a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Acular LS eye drops be used with contact lenses?

A: No, you should remove contact lenses and then instil Acular LS eye drops.

Q: How to use Acular LS eye drops?

  • Use Acular LS eye drops 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 LS eye drops?

A: Acular LS eye drops are used for the treatment of pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery.

Q: Can I use Acular LS eye drops frequently?

A: Acular LS eye drops should be used only as frequently as prescribed by your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
ACULAR LS
Expires on or After
29/11/2023
Last Updated on: 14 Apr 2021 | 11:31 AM (IST)
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