Brand name: Toradol
Generic name: Ketorolac
Toradol is a revolutionary treatment that belongs to a group of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication. The active component of the drug decreases the amount of hormones in the body that stimulate pain and inflammation.
Thus, due to the potential effect produced, Toradol (Ketorolac) is commonly used for a short term to relieve moderate to severe pain and decrease inflammation.
Besides, the treatment can be administered off-label in other circumstances, not mentioned in the safety leaflet.
However, doctor’s consultation is inevitable in such cases.
Toradol should be used strictly following the prescription and safety directions. The slightest drug misuse can lead to devastating complications and health disorders. Talk to your doctor primarily to Toradol therapy.
According to the general treatment plan, the first Toradol intake is in the form of an injection. All the other intakes are oral, taken in the form of pills.
The injection should be made by your medical provider either into a vein or a muscle. Increasing and decreasing Toradol dose can activate a range of undesirable effects.
Start with the lowest dose that activates the necessary effects. Increase it in case you do not get the desirable improvements.
Toradol is the medication for a short term use only. The average treatment course lasts from 3 to 5 days.
Severe kidney complications and bleeding disorders may occur from prolonged Toradol intake.
Contact your healthcare provider in case you have noticed any side effects after the drug intake.
Following the safety instructions will significantly increase your chances of getting quality treatment course with positive results.
Never start the medication intake if you are allergic to its components. Durable medication intake is dangerous due to the possible heart attack or stroke with fatal consequences.
Toradol should not be used after and before heart bypass surgery.
Older adults belong to a risk group of fatal stomach bleeding after the medication intake.
Avoid Toradol use if you:
Special dose adjustment is required in case a patient has a range of underlying or accompanying health disorders, especially:
Make sure your health care provider is aware of other medications and herbal supplements you are currently using. Some of them may cause devastating interactions if administered together with Toradol. Pay exclusive attention to:
Severe allergic reactions and other complications may start bothering the patient if Toradol is misused or taken longer than necessary.
Call your healthcare specialist and report all the abnormalities, with due concern to: