- Acetylsalicylic Acid
- Azelastine Nasal Spray
- Dexchlorpheniramine Maleate
- Diclofenac Diethylamine
- Drotaverine–Mefenamic Acid
- Halobetasol Propionate
- Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose
- Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol
- Ketorolac Tromethamine
- Loteprednol Etabonate
- Mefenamic Acid
- Sodium Chloride
- Sodium Cromoglycate/Cromolyn
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Acular* used for?
Generic for Acular* (Ketorolac Tromethamine) is eye drops that is used to relieve pain, itchiness, swelling, light sensitivity, and burning in the eyes due to seasonal allergies. Besides, it is prescribed for chronic postoperative pain reduction, i.e., after vision correction surgery and after cataract surgery. It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug and a preservative-free formulation. It is an analgesic that works by inhibiting specific naturally occurring substances in the human body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Acular*?
The dosage of Generic for Acular* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Acular*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to apply Generic for Acular* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Acular*?
Any medication used in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Acular*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Acular*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Acular*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Acular*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Acular* can interact with antiplatelet medications, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, antifever drugs, blood thinners, pain relievers, and corticosteroid drugs.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Acular*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Acular* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Acular* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Acular* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Acular* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Acular* can cause side effects such as burning or stinging of the eyes. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Acular*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Acular*?
Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Acular* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I apply Generic for Acular*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Acular*?
How will Generic for Acular* work in my body?
How should Generic for Acular* be applied?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Acular* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. Generic for Acular* should not be administered while using contact lenses. Always avoid touching the dropper of the drug bottle in order to prevent contamination. This medication should not be shared with others. As Generic for Acular* may cause temporary instability in vision, care should be taken while driving or handling machinery.