Compare Acular vs. Nedocromil

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Relieves eye pain, itching, and inflammation.

Acular (Ketorolac eye drops) is a good choice to help bring down inflammation and pain, especially if you're recovering from eye surgery, but it must be used 4 times a day.

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  • Acular (Ketorolac eye drops) won't affect your eye pressure, which is a concern for people with glaucoma.
  • Acular (Ketorolac eye drops) is well tolerated with minimal side effects.
  • The medication isn't absorbed into the rest of your body, so its effects are limited to the eye.
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Used for
  • Post operative inflammation
  • Allergy-related itchy eyes
  • Cystoid macular edema
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Dosage forms
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
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Side effects
8possible side effects
  • Temporary eye pain or burning
  • Allergic reactions
  • Eye swelling
  • Iris infection
  • Eye inflammation
  • Eye irritation
  • Corneal inflammation
  • Superficial eye infections
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The Alocril (Nedocromil) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and risk factors
  • Slow healing
    • Concurrent injuries
  • Breathing problems
    • Asthma
    • History of breathing problems
  • Increased bleeding
    • History of bleeding disorders
    • Using other medicines that increase risk of bleeding
  • Cornea problems
    • History of eye problems
    • Multiple eye surgeries
    • Eye disease
    • rheumatoid arthritis
  • Don't wear contacts
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