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Ketolas Eye Drop

SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Ketolas Eye Drop is a pain relieving medicine. It helps to treat various conditions of the eye such as seasonal allergies, post operative pain and inflammation. This is used for short term treatment only.

Ketolas Eye Drop should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. You must wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water to avoid contamination. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. The dropper tip should not come in direct contact with the affected area as there are chances of infection. Wipe off extra liquid. Please consult your doctor if your symptoms do not get better.

This medicine is generally safe to use with minimal side effects. However, burning sensation and eye discomfort might be seen as side effects in some patients. It is potentially unsafe to be used in pregnancy and nursing mothers.

Uses of Ketolas Eye Drop

  • Post-operative eye pain and inflammation

Benefits of Ketolas Eye Drop

In Post-operative eye pain and inflammation

Ketolas Eye Drop belongs to a group of medicines called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used for short term relief of post-operative eye pain, inflammation, and swelling. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain.

It may be used alone or with other eye drops. Do not use it too often as that can make it less effective. You should only use it in the affected eye and take it regularly as prescribed by your doctor. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily.

Side effects of Ketolas Eye Drop

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ketolas

  • Eye irritation
  • Eye pain
  • Superficial keratitis
  • Eye infection
  • Eye inflammation
  • Uveitis
  • Increased intraocular pressure
  • Blurred vision

How to use Ketolas Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Ketolas Eye Drop works

Ketolas Eye Drop is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ketolas Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
UNSAFE
Ketolas Eye Drop is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ketolas Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Ketolas Eye Drop
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₹10/ml of Eye Drop
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₹10/ml of Eye Drop
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Ketoeye Eye Drop
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₹10.2/ml of Eye Drop
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Ketovue 0.5% Eye Drop
Baush and Lomb India Pvt Ltd
₹12.6/ml of Eye Drop
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Fact Box

Chemical Class
Acetic acid Derivatives
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ketolas with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Celparin, Oparin, V Parin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Oxy Triactin, Sioril
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pyregin
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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I had inflammation of conjunctiva so I was advised to use FLOSOFT eye drop. Now alternative to FLOSOFT what other eye drop can be used??????
Dr. Vishal Arora
Ophthalmology
alternative to flosoft would be FML T both Flosoft and FML T have steroid. Make sure you are using it for the right disease.
Repeated b/L eye inflammation ,redness and raw mess May be continued using of contact lenses How to get rid of the infection
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Stop using contact lenses. Use refresh tears eye drop. If not relieved better get examined
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FAQs

Q. Is Ketolas Eye Drop an antibiotic or steroid?

No, Ketolas Eye Drop is neither an antibiotic nor a steroid. It belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) group of medicines. It is used to relieve moderate to severe pain and inflammation.

Q. Is Ketolas Eye Drop a good painkiller?

Ketolas Eye Drop is effective in relieving pain and inflammation. It is used to provide relief from various sorts of pain, such as sprains, strains and other injuries. It is also helpful in the treatment of different types of arthritis and gout. Along with that, it can be used to reduce pain and inflammation which follows after a surgery.

Q. Is Ketolas Eye Drop safe?

Ketolas Eye Drop is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Ketolas Eye Drop?

If you forget a dose of Ketolas Eye Drop, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Ketolas Eye Drop effective?

Ketolas Eye Drop is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Ketolas Eye Drop too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What are the side effects of Ketolas Eye Drop?

Some common side effects associated with Ketolas Eye Drop include vomiting, stomach pain, nausea and indigestion. However, these side effects are usually not bothersome and resolve in some time. If they persist for a longer duration or worry you, consult your doctor.
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