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MEFLOTAS KT EYE DROP

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Composition for MEFLOTAS KT

Ketorolac(NA),Moxifloxacin(NA)

food interaction for MEFLOTAS KT

alcohol interaction for MEFLOTAS KT

pregnancy interaction for MEFLOTAS KT

lactation interaction for MEFLOTAS KT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Ketorolac with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
UNSAFE
Meflotas kt eye drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for MEFLOTAS KT

Ketorolac(NA)

Uses

Ketorolac is used in the treatment of dental pain.

How it works

Ketorolac belongs to a class of medications called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) which works by blocking the effect of enzyme called cyclooxygenase resulting in decreased production of prostaglandins (a chemical associated with pain) thereby easing pain, swelling and inflammation.

Common side effects

Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Flatulence, Headache, Increased sweating, Sore lip, Sore mouth
Moxifloxacin(NA)

Uses

Moxifloxacin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis (TB).

How it works

Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Dry mouth, Altered taste, Flatulence, Headache, Heartburn, Increased sweating, Loss of appetite, Mouth ulcer, Vaginal itching, Weakness, White spots in the mouth, White patches on the tongue, White spots in the throat, Constipation, Diarrhoea

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Expert advice for MEFLOTAS KT

  • Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to ketorolac, or any of the other ingredients of this medicine, or even aspirin or similar drugs.
  • Immediately contact your doctor, if you have symptoms of bleeding in your stomach or intestines. This includes black, bloody, or tarry stools, or coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking ketorolac. Alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding caused by ketorolac.
  • Do not take ketorolac tablets  or injection if you are pregnant or breast feeding without consulting your doctor.
  • Do not give this medicine to anyone younger than 18 years old.
  • Talk to your doctor before using ketorolac eye drops: If you have eye infection, dry eyes, ulcer on the surface of the eye, If you have bleeding tendency or have stomach ulcers, If you have diabetes, If you have rheumatoid arthritis (pain and swelling especially affecting the small joints of hands), If you have had asthma after taking medicines similar to ketorolac (pain-killers).
  • Do not drive or use machines immediately after instillation of ketorolac eye drops as there may be temporary haziness of vision.
  • Remove your contact lenses prior to application and wait at least 15 minutes before reinsertion.
  • Do not use the bottle if the tamper-proof seal on the bottle neck is broken, and do not let the tip of the dropper touch your eye or anything else to avoid contamination.

Frequently asked questions for MEFLOTAS KT

Ketorolac

Q.Is ketorolac same as tramadol, aspirin, codeine, acetaminophen?
No. Ketorolac is non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) while tramadol, codeine are opioid (derived from opium) pain killers. Aspirin and acetaminophen are NSAIDs different than ketorolac

Q.What is Toradol?
Toradol is proprietary (brand) name of ketorolac trometamine

Q.Is ketorolac stronger than hydrocodone?
No. Opioid agents (hydrocodone) are generally stronger pain relievers than non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug like ketorolac

Q.Is ketorolac a muscle relaxer, blood thinner, or sulfa drug?
Ketorolac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and can be used to treat mild pain and inflammation. It is however extensively prescribed to treat pain occurring after eye surgery and administered directly into the eyes. It is not a muscle relaxant, blood thinner or sulfa drug

Q.Is ketorolac addictive or controlled substance?
No. Ketorolac is not addictive or controlled substance however it belongs to schedule H drug category and can be obtained only on production of valid prescription

Q.Can I take ketorolac with Vicodin, Aleve, ibuprofen, oxycodone, tramadol, hydrocodone, cyclobenzaprine, Tylenol or naproxen?
Tylenol is the brand name of paracetamol (acetaminophen). Aleve is the brand name of naproxen. Vicodin contains paracetamol and hydrocodone. It is not advisable to take two or more non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) together as it increases the risk of adverse effects. Therefore Tylenol, Aleve, ibuprofen shouldn't be taken with ketorolac. Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant and may be given if ketorolac is used as tablet or injection to treat pain in muscles and joints

Q.Does ketorolac cause drowsiness or urinary retention?
Yes. NSAIDs may cause sleepiness or fluid retention in some patients but small doses given in eyes are unlikely to cause such effect with ketorolac

Q.Can I take ketorolac for a headache, cramps, toothache or back pain?
Ketorolac eye drops are generally used in the treatment of mild to moderate pain after the surgery. In order to relieve headache, cramps, toothache or back pain, tablet or injection may be required

Q.Does ketorolac expire?
Like all drugs, ketorolac has an expiry date, which will be printed on the eye drop bottle. Do not use ketorolac eye drops beyond expiry date.

Moxifloxacin

Q.Is moxifloxacin / Moxicip safe?
Yes. Moxifloxacin (also available as Moxicip) is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is moxifloxacin an antibiotic/ steroid/ penicillin / a sulfa drug?
Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic and not a steroid / penicillin / sulfa drug. It belongs to a class of drugs called fluoroquinolone antibiotics and kills a wide range of infection causing bacteria. It does not have chemical structure or effects similar to steroids. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of moxifloxacin is different from sulfa drugs

Q.Is moxifloxacin strong?
Moxifloxacin is a broad spectrum antibiotic, effective in killing a wide range of bacteria and can be used against a variety of infections (infections of sinuses, airways, lungs, genital tract, abdominal infections, and infections of skin and eye). It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is moxifloxacin stronger than amoxicillin?
Moxifloxacin and amoxicillin are two different antibiotics effective against a wide range of infection causing bacteria and have different mechanisms of action. A comparison between moxifloxacin and amoxicillin cannot be drawn.

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Content on this page was last updated on 20 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)