Ketorolac

Active ingredient description

Ketorolac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent demonstrating analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity. Ketorolac inhibits the cyclo-oxygenase enzyme essential for biosynthesis of prostaglandins. Ketorolac has been shown to reduce prostaglandin levels in the aqueous humour after topical ophthalmic administration.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Ketorolac
M Musculo-skeletal system → M01 Antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products → M01A Antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products, non-steroids → M01AB Acetic acid derivatives and related substances
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Ketorolac
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01B Antiinflammatory agents → S01BC Antiinflammatory agents, non-steroids
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Medicines

Ketorolac is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

Austria Brazil Canada France Hong Kong

United States

Canada Singapore United States

Italy

Brazil

Brazil

Cyprus

Italy

Lithuania

Singapore

Lithuania

Austria

Hong Kong

Italy

Italy

Italy

Brazil

Brazil

United States

Brazil Canada Finland Hong Kong Italy

Brazil

Brazil

Ketorolac is also found within below combination drugs:

OMIDRIA

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
UK
Structured Product Labeling (SPL/PLR)
US

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

YZI5105V0L - KETOROLAC

CAS registry number

74103-06-3 - ketorolac

SNOMED-CT

372501008 - Ketorolac (substance)