Toradol

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Toradol
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2013-05-11 11:18:25
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Toradol Ketorolac Anti inflammatory
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Toradol Ketorolac Paramedic Drug Study
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  1. Toradol

    Names / Class
    Ketorolac

    Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agent (NSAID)
  2. Toradol / Ketorolac

    Mechanism of Action
    • Anti-Inflammatory
    • Analgesic (peripherally acting)
    • Antipyretic
    • Non sedative
  3. Toradol / Ketorolac

    Onset of Action
    Peak Effect
    Duration
    Half-Life
    • 30 minutes
    • 45 - 60 minutes
    • Varies
    • 4 - 6 hours
  4. Toradol / Ketorolac

    Indications
    Mild to moderate pain
  5. Toradol / Ketorolac

    Contraindications
    • Hypersensitivity to the med
    • Allergic to Aspirin or NSAIDS
    • Pts already taking Aspirin or NSAIDS
  6. Toradol / Ketorolac

    Precautions
    • GI irritation or hemorrhage can occur
    • Renal impairment (long term use)
    • Use with caution in Pt with renal compromise
  7. Toradol / Ketorolac

    Side Effects
    • Edema
    • Rash
    • Heartburn
    • HTN
    • Constipation
    • Diarrhea
    • Drowsiness
    • Dizziness
  8. Toradol / Ketorolac

    Adult Dose
    • 30 - 60 mg IM
    • Half original dose can be repeated every 6 hours

    30 mg IV

    Dose s/be halved in elderly Pts
  9. Toradol / Ketorolac

    Max Dose
    60 mg IM  ?

    30 mg IV  ?
  10. Toradol / Ketorolac

    Pedi Dose
    • 0.5 mg/kg/dose
    • max dose: 30 mg
  11. Toradol / Ketorolac

    Routes / How Supplied
    • IV
    • IM

    Vial?

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