Ketorol

Manufactured by: Dr Reddys Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Ketorolac (10 mg)

Prescription Required

3804 people have bought this recently

Ketorol

Manufactured by: Dr Reddys Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Ketorolac (10 mg)

Prescription Required

3804 people have bought this recently

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Ketorol Information

Ketorol is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet, Gel, Injection. Pain are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Ketorol have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Ketorol depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Common side effects of Ketorol include Weight gain. Some other side effects of Ketorol have been listed ahead. These side effects of Ketorol are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Ketorol is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Ketorol related warnings talks about Ketorol's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Ketorol can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Ketorol in conditions like Asthma, Skin Rash, Edema. Other contraindications of Ketorol have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Additionally, Ketorol may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Ketorol is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.

  1. Ketorol Benefits & Uses
  2. Ketorol Dosage & How to Take
  3. Ketorol Side Effects
  4. Ketorol Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Ketorol with Other Drugs
  6. Ketorol Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Ketorol
  8. Ketorol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Ketorol Benefits & Uses

Ketorol is used to treat the following -

  1. Headache
  2. Joint Pain
  3. Muscle Pain
  4. Toothache
  5. Body Pain
  6. Leg Pain
  7. Neck Pain
  8. Eye Allergies
  9. Swollen Eyes
  10. Pain Primary
  11. Eye Disorders
  12. Eye Infections
  13. Watery Eyes
  14. Eye Pain

Ketorol Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Ketorol

Ketorolac

Ketorol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ketorol is used -

  1. Abdominal Pain Mild
  2. Constipation Moderate
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Epigastric Pain
  5. Flatulence Mild
  6. Nausea or vomiting
  7. Indigestion Mild
  8. Weight gain
  9. Skin Rash Mild
  10. Swelling
  11. Mouth ulcer Moderate
  12. Headache Mild
  13. Edema Moderate

Ketorol Related Warnings

Is the use of Ketorol safe for pregnant women?

Ketorol can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

Severe

Is the use of Ketorol safe during breastfeeding?

Ketorol should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Ketorol on the Kidneys?

Kidney can be affected by Ketorol. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Ketorol on the Liver?

Ketorol may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Ketorol on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Ketorol on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Ketorol with Other Drugs

Ketorol should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Ketorol Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ketorol unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Bleeding
  2. Asthma
  3. Skin Rash
  4. Edema
  5. Kidney Disease
  6. Anemia
  7. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  8. Heart Disease
  9. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Ketorol

Is this Ketorol habit forming or addictive?

Ketorol is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Ketorol since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Ketorol only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Ketorol cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Ketorol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Ketorol

Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Ketorol and food will interact.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Ketorol

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Ketorol as it can have severe side effects.

Severe

Ketorol FAQs

Question about 2 years ago

How does Ketorol work?

Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

Ketorol is an anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, and analgesic. It works by blocking the synthesis of prostaglandin (a chemical messenger which is responsible for pain and inflammation) by competitive inhibition of the enzyme (COX Enzyme) which is responsible for the synthesis of prostaglandin. Hence in this way, it prevents inflammation and pain. Ketorol exert an antipyretic effect by acting on the brain (hypothalamus that controls the body temperature in our body) which relief from the fever.

Question almost 2 years ago

Is Ketorol a narcotic?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS , Diabetology

No, Ketorol is not a narcotic. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which is used for the treatment of moderately severe pain. Narcotics are the natural products like opium and its derivatives, heroin, coca leaf and cannabis, synthetic drugs like pethidine, methadone, codeine, morphine. These are also prescription drugs and must be taken cautiously as these can cause an addiction. 

Question about 2 years ago

How to take Ketorol?

Dr. Kumawat Vijay Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Ketorol is available as an injection and as a tablet. Your doctor may give you the intravenous or intramuscular injection of Ketoroldepends on the severity of disease and patient condition. Tablet is to be taken by the oral route. It is important to take the tablet at the same time every day so that you do not forget the dose. Take the tablet with food or an antacid to prevent or lessen stomach upset. Please follow the instructions of your doctor completely while taking Ketorol.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Ketorol?

Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

Ketorol is a brand name for ketorolac. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medication called NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). It is available in the form of an injection and tablet. It has antipyretic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. It is a short-acting and potent drug used for the management of moderately severe pain and inflammation.

Question over 1 year ago

How long can I take Ketorol?

Dr. Saurabh Dhamdhere MBBS , Orthopedics

Ketorol is a potent, short-acting non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It is extremely important that you follow the instructions of your doctor completely and do not take any extra doses or take it for a longer period of time as that might result in some side effects.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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