Ketorolac Tromethamine (Toradol IM)
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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) analgesic.
Mechanism of action
NSAID that also exhibits peripherally acting nonnarcotic analgesic activity by inhibiting prostaglandin synthesis.
Short-term management of moderate to severe pain.
Allergy to salicylates or other NSAIDs; patients with history of asthma; bleeding disorders, especially gastrointestinal (GI) related (peptic ulcer disease); renal failure.
Anaphylaxis due to hypersensitivity, nausea, GI bleeding, sedation, hypotension or hypertension, rash, headache, edema.
May increase bleeding time in patients taking anticoagulants.
15 or 30 mg in 1-mL or 60 mg in 2-mL vials.
Dosage and Administration
- Adult: 30-60 mg IM.
- Pediatric: Not recommended
Duration of Action
- Onset: 10 minutes.
- Peak Effect: 1-2 hours.
- Duration: 2-6 hours.
Pregnancy safety: Category C. Use with caution in elderly patient. May be given IV in lower dosage (15-30mg).
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