FAQs ABOUT KETROMIN
What is KETROMIN and why is it given?
KETROMIN contains Ketorolac which belongs to the group of medicines called Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS). It is used to reduce eye pain, inflammation, burning or stinging sensation that occurs after corneal refractive surgery.
How to use KETROMIN?
Use KETROMIN as advised by your doctor. It is for ophthalmic use only. Shake the bottle before use. Tilt your head slightly backwards and gently pull the lower eyelid to form a small pocket, hold the bottle upside down above the eye and dispense drops with gentle pressure into the affected eye, then close your eyes for 30 seconds. Do not touch dropper tip to your eye surface to prevent eye damage and to avoid contamination.
Does KETROMIN cause eye irritation?
Yes, it may cause itching, irritation and burning sensation of eyes in some patients. Close your eyes and relax for some time. Place an ice pack over the closed eyes for few minutes. Avoid watching mobile phone, laptop or any other light sources which might irritate your eyes. If the symptom persists or worsens, consult your doctor.
Can I stop using KETROMIN on my own if the symptom subsides?
No, do not abruptly stop using KETROMIN without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this medicine, as long as your doctor tells you to do so, to obtain better results. Ask for your doctor’s advice if you wish to discontinue using KETROMIN.
Do I need to follow any safety measures while using KETROMIN?
Do not let the tip of the dropper to touch the eye or anything else to avoid injury or contamination. Replace the cap after use. Avoid using KETROMIN while wearing contact lens. If you use contact lenses, you should remove your contact lenses before using KETROMIN. You can put them back after 15 minutes of using KETROMIN.
Can KETROMIN affect my ability to drive?
KETROMIN may cause temporary blurring of vision. Do not drive or use machines if you feel blurring of vision after using KETROMIN. You can resume with your activities after your vision becomes normal again.