What is Toradol?
Toradol ketorolac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug NSAID. Ketorolac works by reducing pain in the body.
Toradol is used for less than 5 days to treat moderate to severe pain.
You should not take Toradol if you have any active or recent bleeding including bleeding inside your body, a head injury, a stomach ulcer, severe kidney disease.
Do not take Toradol if you are in your third trimester of pregnancy or if you are breast-feeding a child.
You should not take ketorolac if you also take pentoxifylline, probenecid, aspirin, or other NSAID drugs which may include ibuprofen, acetaminophen, naproxen, celecoxib, diclofenac, meloxicam, and others and others.
Ketorolac can also cause stomach bleeding, which can be very painful. These state can occur without a lesson while you are taking this drug, especially in old people. You should not take this drug if you are already having serious pain in your stomach.
Do not drink alcohol while taking Toradol. ketorolac can increase stomach bleeding if you are taking Alcohol .
Before taking Toradol drug
Toradol can couse stroke, especially if you take high doses. Do not take this drug just before or after heart bypass surgery .
You should not take Toradol if you are allergic to ketorolac, or if you have:
bleeding or blood-clotting disorder;
bleeding from a recent surgery;
severe kidney disease or dehydration;
if you are scheduled to have surgery especially bypass surgery ; or
if you are in late pregnancy or breast-feeding a child.
If you are pregnant, you should not use ketorolac except the doctor tells you to. Taking NSAID during the last 150 weeks of pregnancy can cause serious heart or kidney problems in the unborn child and possible complications with the pregnancy.
inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
Toradol is not advice for use by anyone younger than 2 years old.
Take Toradol exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Follow all guide on your prescription label and read all medicine guides. Take the lowest dose that is solve your condition.
Toradol oral is taken by mouth.
Ketorolac injection is been given as an infusion into the vein. care health provider will give you this medication.
Ketorolac should not be taking for less than 5 days, including both injection plus tablets. Long-term of taking this drug can damage your kidneys .
Store aketorolac in room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Since ketorolac is used for pain, you should not miss a dose. do not skip any missed dose if it is time for you to take another dose. Do not take this drug twice.
What happens if I overdose?
Call for emergency medical attention Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking ketorolac?
Avoid drinking alcohol while taking ketorolac . It may increase your stomach bleeding.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking other drugs for pain, fever, swelling, or cold/flu symptoms. it contain ingredients like aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, naproxen.
Toradol side effects
Call for medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to ketorolacl , difficult breathing, swelling in your face or throat or serious fever.
Common ketorolac side effects may include:
nausea, stomach pain, indigestion, diarrhea;
What other drugs will affect Toradol?
Tell your doctor before taking Toradol if you take an antidepressant. Taking certain antidepressants with an NSAID can cause you to bruise or bleed easily.