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Ketorolac Tromethamine

Ketorolac Tromethamine

Ocular administration of ketorolac tromethamine reduces the prostaglandin E2 levels in aqueous humour. It is a safer substitute to steroids in alergic conjunctivitis significantly reducing concomitant itching, lid oedema, foreign body sensation and photophobia. It can be administered safely with other ophthalmic medications.


Itching and associated symptoms of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis.


One drop 4 times a day. Use should be limited to a maximum of one week.


Hypersensitivity, while wearing contact lenses.

Special Precautions

Use cautiously in ocular surgery and other condiions where hyphemas may occur due to increased bleeding in ocular tissues. In pregnant and lactating women, it should be used only when the benefits far outweigh the risks. Safety in children has not been established.

Side Effects

Transient stinging and burning sensation on instillation. Ocular irritation, allergic reactions, superficial ocular infections, superficial keratitis.

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