Ketorolac ophthalmic - Allergan

Drug Profile

Ketorolac ophthalmic - Allergan

Alternative Names: ACULAR; ACULAR LS; ACULAR PF; ACUVAIL; Ketorolac tromethamine

Latest Information Update: 04 Nov 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Roche Palo Alto LLC
  • Developer Allergan
  • Class 2 ring heterocyclic compounds; Carboxylic acids; Non-opioid analgesics; Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories; Pyrroles; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Cyclo-oxygenase 1 inhibitors; Cyclo-oxygenase 2 inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Allergic conjunctivitis; Postoperative inflammation; Postoperative pain

Most Recent Events

  • 04 Nov 2017 No recent reports of development identified for clinical-Phase-Unknown development in Postoperative-inflammation in India (Ophthalmic, Drops)
  • 24 Jul 2009 The US FDA approves ACUVAIL™, a 45% ketorolac tromethamine ophthalmic solution, for the treatment of pain and inflammation following cataract surgery
  • 24 Jul 2009 Final efficacy data from two phase III trials of ACUVAIL™ in postoperative pain and inflammation following cataract surgery released by Allergan
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