Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Introduction

Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution is a medicine used in the treatment of post-operative eye pain and inflammation. It works by killing microorganisms that cause the infection. It also blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that make eyes red, swollen, and itchy.

Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution is to be used only in the affected eye. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Read the label carefully for instruction before you use the medicine. Wash your hands before using this medicine. Do not use too much or too little. Use it in the exact dose as prescribed by the doctor or as instructed in the label. 
Use of this medicine may cause application site reactions such as a burning sensation, itching, or irritation. These are usually temporary and resolve with time. However, if they persist or get worse, inform your doctor. In case of accidental contact with your ears, nose, or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.
Inform your doctor if you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients in this medicine or if you are taking any other medication. It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery immediately after using this medicine as it may cause temporary blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution

  • Treatment of Post-operative eye pain and inflammation

Benefits of Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution

In Treatment of Post-operative eye pain and inflammation

Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution helps relieve pain, swelling, and redness after eye surgery (cataract surgery). This medicine works by decreasing the production of certain chemicals that cause pain and swelling around the eyes. Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution also helps prevent infection after eye surgery. You might need to use Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution twice a day for at least 14 days after surgery or use it as prescribed to get the most benefit.

Side effects of Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution

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 Ketomar

  • Eye irritation
  • Burning sensation
  • Eye itching
  • Blurred vision

How to use Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution

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 Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution works

Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution is a combination of two medicines: Gatifloxacin and Ketorolac which treat infections. Gatifloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing. Ketorolac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (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
Information regarding the use of Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution 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

What if you forget to take Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution?

If you miss a dose of Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution
₹183.21/Ophthalmic Solution
Gatilox Plus Eye Drop
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹107/Ophthalmic Solution
42% cheaper

Quick Tips

  • Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution must be used as per dose and duration suggested by the doctor.
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Ketomar Ophthalmic Solution might cause blurring of vision. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how the medicine affects you.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL

Patient Concerns

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i have met an accident and as per x-ray left hand wrist joint is affected. pls check my reports attached. i have gone through surgery and plating is done. i want to know if plating and surgery was necessary or not.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Please share the pics of pre-operative and post-operative X-rays
post operative care after squint surgry
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Protect eyes from water dust, smoke. Visit your doctor regularlyNo restrictions for food
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References

  1. Drugs.com. Gatifloxacin. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ketorolac. Marlow, Bucks: Allergan Ltd.; 2006 [revised 30 Oct. 2014]. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. European Medicine Agency. Gatifloxacin; 2009. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Ketorolac. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

No.3, Kasturba Road, Level 2, Prestige Obelisk, Bangalore – 560 001., KARNATAKA, INDIA
Country of Origin: India

MRP
183.21
Inclusive of all taxes
5 ml in 1 packet
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