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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions
There is the potential for cross-sensitivity to acetylsalicylic acid, phenylacetic acid derivatives, and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents. Therefore, caution should be used when treating individuals who have previously exhibited sensitivities to these drugs.
With some nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, there exists the potential for increased bleeding time due to interference with thrombocyte aggregation. There have been reports that ocularly applied nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may cause increased bleeding of ocular tissues (including hyphemas) in conjunction with ocular surgery.
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Ketorolac Tromethamine Ophthalmic Solution is indicated for the temporary relief of ocular itching due to seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. Ketorolac Tromethamine Ophthalmic Solution is also indicated for the treatment of postoperative inflammation in patients who have undergone cataract extraction.
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Ketorolac Tromethamine Ophthalmic Solution is a member of the pyrrolo-pyrrole group of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for ophthalmic use. Its chemical name is (±)-5-benzoyl-2, 3-dihydro-1H pyrrolizine-1-carboxylic acid, compound with 2-amino-2-(hydroxymethyl)-l,3-propanediol(1:1) and it has the following structural formula:
The molecular formula of Ketorolac Tromethamine Ophthalmic Solution is C15H13NO3•C4H11NO3.
Ketorolac Tromethamine Ophthalmic Solution is supplied as a sterile isotonic aqueous 0.5% solution, with a pH of 7.4.
Ketorolac Tromethamine Ophthalmic Solution is a racemic mixture of R-(+) and S-(-)- ketorolac tromethamine.
Ketorolac tromethamine may exist in three crystal forms. All forms are equally soluble in water. The pKa of ketorolac is 3.5. This white to off-white crystalline substance discolors on prolonged exposure to light. The molecular weight of ketorolac tromethamine is 376.41. The osmolality of Ketorolac Ophthalmic Solution is 290 mOsml/kg.
Each mL of Ketorolac Tromethamine Ophthalmic Solution contains:
Active: ketorolac tromethamine 0.5%
Inactives: edetate disodium 0.1%; octoxynol 40; sodium chloride; hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may be added to adjust the pH (6.8 to 7.4) and purified water.
Preservative: benzalkonium chloride 0.01%
Ketorolac Tromethamine Solution Manufacturers
Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Falcon Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.
Rebel Distributors Corp
Stat Rx Usa Llc
Rebel Distributors Corp
Physicians Total Care, Inc.
Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc
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