Acular Ls

  • Ocular allergy/inflammation

Acular Ls Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Ketorolac tromethamine 0.4%; oph soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Pharmacological Class


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How Supplied

Soln (5mL)—1


Generic Availability


Acular Ls Indications


Ocular pain and burning/stinging after corneal refractive surgery.

Acular Ls Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

<3yrs: not established. ≥3yrs: 1 drop 4 times daily as needed for up to 4 days post-op.

Acular Ls Contraindications

Not Applicable

Acular Ls Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Acular Ls Warnings/Precautions


Do not administer while wearing contacts. Risk of contamination (avoid contact with tip of the bottle). Bleeding tendencies. Complicated or repeat ocular surgeries. Corneal defects/denervation. Ocular surface diseases. Diabetes. Rheumatoid arthritis. May delay wound healing. Monitor cornea; discontinue immediately if corneal epithelial breakdown occurs. Hypersensitivity to aspirin. History of asthma. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Acular Ls Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Acular Ls Interactions


Concomitant topical steroids may increase risk of healing problems. May potentiate oral anticoagulants.

Acular Ls Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Transient stinging/burning, conjunctival hyperemia, corneal infiltrates, headache, ocular edema, ocular pain; ocular inflammation/irritation, superficial keratitis or infections, allergic reactions, increased ocular bleeding (including hyphemas).

Acular Ls Clinical Trials

See Literature

Acular Ls Note

Not Applicable

Acular Ls Patient Counseling

See Literature