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What exactly is toradol?

What exactly is toradol?

Liquid ibuprophen: In the class of anti-inflammatory medications, it may be injected into a vein or muscle by health professionals in an attempt to provide faster pain relief. Bottom line: oral dosing is just as timely, & effective (and far less costly). Also, not that one dose will cause any problems, chronic use of these kinds (oral anti-inflammatories) cause significant morbidity and mortality. Avoid if possible. ...Read more

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Ketorolac (Definition)

Ketorolac is an ocular NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) which is a ...Read more


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Effects of taking toradol?

Affects Bleeding: Shouldn't take toradol for more than 5 days. In other words it is only a very short term med. There is a much higher chance of bleeding into the brain or even the spinal column or GI hemorrhage. Ironically there is a higher chance of stroke or heart attack and shouldn't be used after CABG surgery. As an nsaid, there can be damage to the kidney function as well. There are a number of alternatives. ...Read more

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Why you can not take toradol if allergic to aspirin?

Why you can not take toradol if allergic to aspirin?

Combined risk: Ketorolac (the generic form of toradol, which has been discontinued in the usa) should not taken with Aspirin because of the combined risk of gastrointestinal distress, ulceration, bleeding, perforation and death. ...Read more

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Can I take toradol and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) together?

Can I take toradol and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) together?

Yes, you can: There is no drug interactions between these drugs. However, before taking any new medicine, always ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Why won't doctor's let you take toradol for more than 5 days straight?

Why won't doctor's let you take toradol for more than 5 days straight?

Death: You know on tv when the drug commercial says a side effect of the drug may be death? In toradol's case that reality is just too real and too common. ...Read more

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I am having major jaw pain top and bottom left side. What do I do? Currently taking Toradol.

I am having major jaw pain top and bottom left side. What do I do? Currently taking Toradol.

Pain: You see a Dentist. Any bleeding, swelling, or as in your case pain, should be immediately investigated. Something is very wrong. Pain may come and go, but cause will not magically disappear. Please see your Dentist ASAP for differential diagnosis from which appropriate treatment can be developed. ...Read more

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Was given a Toradol injection today. WOW no more headache, crying, and confused thinking. When does it wear off?

Was given a Toradol injection today. WOW no more headache, crying, and confused thinking. When does it wear off?

Shortly: These injections can last a few hours to a few days. So if you are still benefitting it would be a great idea to see a Neurologist to have a thorough evaluation. Also they may be able to find an excellent regimen for you as well. Ideally their workup will yield a reversible cause. Keep me posred. ...Read more

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I had a shot of toradol today for shoulder pain. How soon can I take the mobic (meloxicam) my Dr. Prescribed. The pain is back!!!

Toradol & Mobic (meloxicam): You can take your Mobic (meloxicam) tomorrow as long as they didn't prescribe you any oral Toradol to take for five days. Max dose of Mobic (meloxicam) is 15mg. ...Read more

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1st round ivig yesterday have SEVERE ha now. Went to ER did blood normal gave fluids and toradol nothing's helping. Said has to take course. Scared?

Contact your Doctor: The ER is not in any way a place t get health care when you are having a complication from a treatment. They have cleared you for any life threatening problems. But, the rule is that you must contact the physician caring for you now. You must communicate your problem or symptoms or questions to them. It sounds like you should do this today. ...Read more

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Does toradol have any aspirin?

Does toradol have any aspirin?

Toradol: Although it is a pain medicine, toradol, does not contain any Aspirin or Aspirin products. It may be used it patients who are allergic to aspirin. ...Read more

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Is toradol dangerous while breastfeeding?

Is toradol dangerous while breastfeeding?

No contraindicated: During breast-feeding Toradol is not contraindicated.

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Will toradol and oxycontin show up the same on a drug screen?

No: Toradol is not an opioid and I'm not aware of any evidence for false positives with it when screening for oxycodone and opioids in general. If there ever is any doubt the physician can order a confirmation and that would clear up any confusion. ...Read more

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Can voltaren (diclofenac) and toradol be taken on the same days?

Can voltaren (diclofenac) and toradol be taken on the same days?

Not a good idea: Your are looking at complications. Do not use 2 different anti inflammatory medications on the same day. It is bad for your stomach, and kidneys also. ...Read more

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I had an injection of toradol 24 hours ago. Is it ok to have a glass of wine?

Yes: Toradol is a form of non steroidal anti inflammatories like advil (ibuprofen), motrin, alive. It is worn off by now and you can have some wine. ...Read more

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Can a shot of toradol 2 days before an MRI mask any problems that are in your lower back?

Can a shot of toradol 2 days before an MRI mask any problems that are in your lower back?

No: May help the pain but will not impact outcome of mri. Mri will show any associated inflammation or cause of pain. A localized epidural around the lumbar spine would alter the images but not a toradol shot given by iv. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a shot of toradol if a person has already taken meloxicam that same day?

Is it safe to get a shot of toradol if a person has already taken meloxicam that same day?

Yes: You can have one toradol shot, even though you took Mobic (meloxicam) that day. ...Read more

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I was given a Toradol injection in my IV at the emergency room at 3:30pm. Can I have alcohol now? It's 10:30pm.

I was given a Toradol injection in my IV at the emergency room at 3:30pm. Can I have alcohol now? It's 10:30pm.

Best avoid: Toradol does not have sedating effects that cause additive problems with alcohol like opiate pain relivers. However, Toredol can cause stomach bleeding and risk would be increased by adding alcohol. ...Read more

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Had a toradol shot around 7 pm last night for a migraine... migraine is still here can I now take Excedrin migraine?

Careful no to overdo: If you suffer from migraines frequently be careful not to use too much analgesic medication. If infrequent sufferer then, Excedrin migraine within 24h of Toradol shot Ok but if headache persists you should be seen by a specialist ...Read more

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I've been smelling gasoline that nobody else can smell. I got a shot of toradol smell went away came back 3 hours later. Excedrin helps 3 hours.

Odd side effect: What was the pain that led to the injection? The smell could be a side effect. Discuss w/ the Dr. I suppose you'd know if you are a person w/ very sensitive ability to detect vapors but if you believe it is not real, talk w/ Dr. If you think it is real - call your town or utility to report a possible leak. ...Read more

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I was given a shot of toradol at noon today for pain and inflammation and the pain is back. Is it safe to take a hydrocodon almost 8 hours later?

I was given a shot of toradol at noon today for pain and inflammation and the pain is back. Is it safe to take a hydrocodon almost 8 hours later?

Toradol AND Hydrocod: The mechanisms of action are completely different.
Toradol is an antinflammatory agent, while Hydrocodone is a narcotic.
There are no interactions. For what reason you require the pain medications, post surgery?, trauma?
please let me know, and the doses prescribed. ...Read more

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I went to the er, was given a shot of toradol. It helped, no side effects! Is there anything I can take long term that has the same effect? Plz help.

Need pain management: Pain management is becoming more and more important as we learn about the various options and treatments for chronic pain. Good centers have a multi-disciplinary approach. Toradol does come in an oral form as well and may be an option as part of a well managed regimen. Best wishes. ...Read more